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Unformatted text preview: Florida experienced hurricane level winds, storm surge, eleven tornadoes, and severe flooding as a result of the intense squall line that ripped through the southeast. Storm surge Storm surge of 2.7 3.6 m (9 to 12 ft) impacted the gulf coast in Taylor County. Storm surge and/or tidal and wind driven flooding of 1.5 2.7m (5 to 9 ft) elsewhere along the Florida Gulf coast into the lower Keys. This was followed by a period of 8 to 12 hours of high sustained winds of up to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph, keeping tides much above normal along the west coast and causing severe beach erosion in many areas. Flooding also was a problem for northern Cuba...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10