A vacation rental sign in the rubble of a damaged home after Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Horseshoe Beach, Florida, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. Hurricane Idalia has knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers, grounded more than 800 flights and unleashed floods along Florida's coast far from where it came ashore as a Category 3 storm August 30, 2023. A vacation rental sign sits amongst the rubble of a damaged home after Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Horseshoe Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Photo: Christian Monterrosa/Bloomberg

On Wednesday morning, now-tropical storm Idalia made landfall near Keaton Beach, Florida as a Category 3 hurricane with 125 mph winds. According to NPR, Idalia remained a hurricane with 90 mph winds as it moved into Georgia before weakening to a tropical storm as it hit South Carolina.

No fatalities have been reported because of the storm, but between storm surge and the substantial amount of rain dumped by Idalia, many areas are dealing with flooding and power outages.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected].

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