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Fay does little damage in this area
Liberty County HS football fans braved Tropical Storm Fay’s rain Friday to watch the Panthers scrimmage against the Wayne County in Jesup. The team looked sharp, running up a 30-12 win. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon
After slamming Florida with floods, tropical storm Fay washed through Hinesville on Friday leaving the city with minimal damage.
Despite a few tornado warnings, the storm never escalated into more than a constant stream of rain and wind.
Mike Hodges, director of Hinesville-Liberty Emergency Management Agency, said that as of Friday there hadn’t been any reported serious flooding or damage.
“It’s good news,” said Hodges. “It’s a great thing.”
Similarly, the OMI-Department of Public Works in Hinesville, said that as of late Friday afternoon they hadn’t received any emergency flooding reports.
Rainfall reports for the area ranged from 3 inches in the Hinesville area to as much as 7 in the Isle of Wight area.
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