Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

After Slamming Florida, Hermine Threatens East Coast

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

After Slamming Florida, Hermine Threatens East Coast

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DEKLE BEACH, Fla. * The first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade wiped away beachside buildings and toppled trees onto homes Friday before plowing inland on a path that could send it rolling up the densely populated East Coast with heavy rain, high wind and flooding.

Hermine quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it spun through Georgia and the Carolinas. But the National Hurricane Center predicted it would regain hurricane strength after emerging over the Atlantic Ocean.

The system could then lash coastal areas as far north as Connecticut and Rhode Island through Labor Day.

"Anyone along the U.S. East Coast needs to be paying close attention this weekend," said Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center.

In Florida, Hermine's main impact came in the form of power outages and damage from storm surges. …

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