Hurricane Dennis slammed ashore on the northern Gulf coast of Florida Sunday afternoon, uprooting trees and downing power lines with top sustained winds of 120 mph. The Category 4 storm lost power as it moved inland and, as of 5:00 pm local time, was downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane with wind speeds up to 105 mph. Forecasters caution that extremely heavy rains from Dennis will cause extensive flooding for the next several days. Read more here(1).
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