Watch it: Remaining Irma evacuee facing uncertainty | 1:59
Irma evacuee Patrick Barnes sits with his son Xavier, 4 mo., on a stoop at the Red Cross shelter opened to house the remaining evacuees in the Northwoods Baptist Church Sep 12. His home destroyed, he waits in uncertainty for the next move.
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Watch it: Gov. Rick Scott gives a briefing from the state EOC | 14:26
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gives a briefing from the state EOC. Tim Tebow is with the governor.
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Watch it: Satellite animation sees Irma move through Florida | 0:38
This animation of NOAA’s GOES East satellite imagery from Sept. 9 at 7:45 a.m. EDT to Sept. 11 ending at 8:30 a.m. EDT shows Hurricane Irma move north through Florida and weaken to a tropical storm. Credit: NASA-NOAA
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Watch it: Truck pulls a car out of ditch | 0:30
Saw this white car in a ditch on Tharpe St. near Mission San Luis park. A big truck with a couple of guys drove by, asked if they needed help, and then pulled the truck out. (Drew Piers)
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Watch it: Irma knocks pine tree onto Mahan Drive house | 1:24
Strong winds from Irma sent a large pine tree onto the home of Steve Donelan, a retired Tallahassee attorney. The tree crashed through the roof and into his home office around 8 a.m. Monday.
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Watch it: A stop sign in the wind at Lake Ella | 0:10
Watch it: A stop sign in the wind at Lake Ella
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Watch it: Driving to work on Monday morning | 2:35
Driving to work on Monday morning
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Watch it: County EOC Director Kevin Peters updates on Irma (Sept. 11) | 3:00
Leon County EOC Director Kevin Peters updates on Irma
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Watch it: LCSO Storm Update | 1:49
Storm update from Leon County Sheriff’s Office (Sept. 11)
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Watch it: Satellite view of Hurricane Irma’s path | 0:37
Watch Hurricane Irma march toward and consume Florida in NOAA satellite images.
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Watch it: City utility crews cease work due to winds | 0:30
City utility crews will stand down from working because winds from Hurricane Irma are too strong. They will resume when sustained winds are less than 35 mph.
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Watch it: WeatherTiger: Hurricane Irma update (Sept. 10 evening) | 2:04
. Land interaction has already weakened Irma’s core, and the NHC 5pm advisory now has it as a category 2 storm with 110mph sustained winds.
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Watch It: Fleeing Irma | 1:12
A Safety Harbor man makes a Tallahassee stop while outracing Irma. After spending a night in a parking lot the decision is to either head north to Georgia or west to Alabama
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Watch it: Mayor Andrew Gillum on Hurricane Irma | 10:31
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Hurricane Irma (Sept. 10)
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Watch it: Hurricane Irma leaves Shell Point beach/bayfront bone dry | 2:23
A video from Live Oak Island and Shell Point at 1:30 to 2 in North Florida. Winds estimated at 35 to 40 mph winds. No water in the bay and beach front is bone dry for 0.15 miles out.
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Watch it: Update from Rickards Shelter supervisor Gwen Graham | 2:07
Former U.S. Rep. and shelter supervisor Gwen Graham gives an update from the Red Cross emergency shelter at Rickards High School Sunday.
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Watch it: Gov. Rick Scott on Hurricane Irma as storm approaches Marco Island. | 23:08
Update from Gov. Rick Scott on #HurricaneIrma as storm approaches Marco Island. (Sept. 10)
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Irma floods Miami, destroys homes in Palm Bay | 1:38
A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida Sunday with 130 mph winds, flooding streets and knocking out power to more than 1.5 million homes. In Palm Bay, a tornado triggered by Irma’s approach destroyed a number of mobile homes. (Sept. 10)
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Watch it: WeatherTiger: Hurricane Irma update (Sept. 10 morning) | 1:53
Irma is an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane. Irma is likely to maintain this intensity for the next 12 hours or so until landfall before weakening as it moves over or very close to the west coast of Florida this evening.
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Watch it: Palm Bay mobile homes damaged as Irma approaches | 11:51
Palm Bay mobile homes damaged as Hurricane Irma approaches
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Watch it: Electric crews come from Lafayette, Louisiana | 0:36
Electric crews from Lafayette, La. arrive in Tallahassee Sunday to help restore power after Hurricane Irma. Through a mutual aid program, municipal electric utilities share crews in time of emergency.
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Watch it: Remaining Irma evacuee facing uncertainty
Watch it: Gov. Rick Scott gives a briefing from the state EOC
Watch it: Satellite animation sees Irma move through Florida
Watch it: Truck pulls a car out of ditch
Watch it: Irma knocks pine tree onto Mahan Drive house
Watch it: A stop sign in the wind at Lake Ella
Watch it: Driving to work on Monday morning
Watch it: County EOC Director Kevin Peters updates on Irma (Sept. 11)
Watch it: LCSO Storm Update
Watch it: Satellite view of Hurricane Irma’s path
Watch it: City utility crews cease work due to winds
Watch it: WeatherTiger: Hurricane Irma update (Sept. 10 evening)
Watch It: Fleeing Irma
Watch it: Mayor Andrew Gillum on Hurricane Irma
Watch it: Hurricane Irma leaves Shell Point beach/bayfront bone dry
Watch it: Update from Rickards Shelter supervisor Gwen Graham
Watch it: Gov. Rick Scott on Hurricane Irma as storm approaches Marco Island.
Irma floods Miami, destroys homes in Palm Bay
Watch it: WeatherTiger: Hurricane Irma update (Sept. 10 morning)
Watch it: Palm Bay mobile homes damaged as Irma approaches
Watch it: Electric crews come from Lafayette, Louisiana
The arena inside the Lawson Center at Florida A&M University was quiet Wednesday afternoon following the departure of a few hundred first responders who had set up housing there since Saturday night and staged vehicles at Bragg Stadium.
Several cots remained on the arena floor while scores more were already folded and stacked against the walls.
The university had prepared Friday for the initial arrival of first responders Saturday evening from around the country.
Several thousand response teams, as well as well as FEMA employees from throughout the country have traveled to Florida to assist.
The University of Central Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University hosted National Guard units, and Florida State University provided space for FEMA.
FEMA began using the exhibition hall and meeting rooms at the Tucker Center on Friday and will continue until Sept. 25.
The exhibition hall is being used as a large-scale receiving area of FEMA staff and a support center for different departments, totaling approximately 150 staff members, that are remotely assisting with the storm relief efforts.
The meeting rooms are being used as a sleeping area for approximately 200 FEMA staff that are being sent to south Florida to start the relief process.
FAMU provided space at the request of the Board of Governors.
“From serving as shelters to hosting FEMA or the National Guard, Florida’s public universities mobilized quickly to help their students and communities safely navigate Hurricane Irma. Individual students and staff also stepped up by volunteering for the Red Cross and organizing clean-up efforts after the storm,” Chancellor Marshall Criser III said Wednesday.
“Over the past week, our campuses have served as hubs to support not only our students, but people all over Florida.”
Contact senior writer Byron Dobson at email@example.com or on Twitter @byrondobson.
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