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DeSantis says Ian was ‘basically a 500-year flood event’

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Thursday morning. He said 2.02 million power outages were reported statewide. President Joe Biden declared a major disaster exists in Florida due to damage from Ian. The storm still poses a major threat to areas including Central and Northeast Florida.
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DeSantis says Ian was ‘basically a 500-year flood event’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said the amount of water rising in parts of Florida from Hurricane Ian is “basically a 500-year flood event.”  DeSantis said at a press conference on Thursday that there was potential for major flooding in Orange and Seminole counties, up to Jacksonville and the northeastern part of the state. He…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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DeSantis calls Hurricane Ian destruction 'a 500-year flood event'

Hurricane Ian was downgraded to a tropical storm, but not before leaving a path of destruction throughout the state of Florida.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Hurricane Ian: DeSantis Says This a 500 Year Flood Event

Hurricane Ian swept across the state of Florida bringing with it a massive and deadly surge of water and catastrophic winds. Governor Ron DeSantis calls this a 500 year flooding event. He spoke to reporters this morning. (Source: Bloomberg)

2 months ago·United States
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‘500-year flood event:’ Gov. DeSantis discusses statewide response as Ian’s rains fill Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis updated Floridians at multiple news briefings Thursday to discuss the state’s ongoing response to Hurricane Ian.

2 months ago·Orlando, United States
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DeSantis calls impacts from Ian potentially 'a 500-year flood event'

As for reports of hundreds of deaths in Lee County, DeSantis said "none of that is confirmed" and is only an estimate.

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DeSantis Says Ian Is 'Basically a 500-Year Flood Event'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the damage from Ian will take years to rebuild. Southwest Floridians woke up on Thursday to streets that became streams and homes swamped with water. “It's basically a 500-year flood event,” Mr. DeSantis, a Republican, said at a news briefing Thursday morning. He sa

2 months ago·New York, United States
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