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Fay Brought A Wealth Of Water To Many Places In Need

Sep 5, 2008
Last week when tropical storm Fay finally hit the Florida coastline there was relief because she never really reached the status of a hurricane. Although she did do damage that consisted of downed power lines and some wind damage, the majority of the problem she created was from the almost never ending rainfall that continues to come down in buckets further north. While most places were glad to see the rain, by now many people are ready for Fay to take her water hose and go home.

At least two counties in Florida have been declared disaster areas because of flooding. Many have had to evacuate their homes because of it. The one thing that is different for those that have been flooded in Florida is the fact that many of them have been invaded by snakes and alligators. It would be hard for those of us who live in the rest of the country to imagine having alligators and snakes swimming around in our yard s as if the flooding itself would not be bad enough.

She has deposited up to twenty inches or more of rain is some places in Florida and as she moves northwest into parts of Alabama and Georgia, she is drenching them in places as well. Now that she has finally left Florida, after being one of the only storms known to hit the state on four separate occasions, Northern Georgia and the states of North and South Carolina wonder whether they will receive any relief from the terrible droughts they have been suffering through for the past couple of years.

Fay seems to be teasing Atlanta who is also in desperate need of rain. She is skirting close to the city, but as yet has not helped their situation. Mother Nature can be wreaking havoc in one area and leave others so nearby untouched. It will be a terrible shame if those who are in need of rain so much end up receiving none after all the water that Fay held.

There will no doubt be many water damage companies who will be really busy in the weeks to come trying to help those residents who have had their homes and businesses affected by this storm. For a storm that was not a hurricane, she really has left her mark none the less. It will be interesting to see if there will be other storms to come along behind Fay that has an affect on these same drenched areas. Hurricane season is not nearly over yet, so what comes next remains to be seen.
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