Hurricane Idalia hits Florida with 125 mph winds, flooding streets, snapping trees and cutting power
By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press | Thursday, August 31, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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A family braves the rain as bands of rain from Hurricane Idalia move through the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. All four of Disney's Florida theme parks operated with normal hours as Idalia's main impact was further north in the Big Bend area of the state. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Flood waters pushed by Hurricane Idalia pour over the sea wall along Old Tampa Bay as paddle boarder Zeke Pierce, of Tampa, rides Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)