Monday, June 25, 2012

CLOSED: Storm Floods Tampa's Bayshore

Tropical Storm Debby has started its eastward move across Florida making its landfall north of us near Cedar Key. Winds are now 50mph and rain isn't coming down quite as hard as yesterday. Tampa received 7 inches during the height of the storm and winds gusted to 50mph. Normally scenic Bayshore Boulevard was flooded and remained closed today from Rome Avenue to the Davis Islands Bridge. Kayakers and canoeists enjoyed the view of the wind-whipped and white-capped waves of the Hillsborough Bay. An ABC News crew slogged through the flooded street to interview the "boaters" as the normally busy car traffic was reduced to picture-takers and the occasional joggers - who can't be kept from their appointed rounds no matter what.

1 comment:

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Great shots of a sad event. Hope you all are safe. We have family in Dunedin who weathered it OK.

Darryl and Ruth :)