Hurricane Hermine

Governor Rick Scott is warning Floridians to avoid unnecessary driving and downed power lines as officials begin to toll the damage from Hurricane Hermine.

Tallahassee and Florida State University goes dark as Hurricane Hermine makes landfall.
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Early Friday Hurricane Hermine became the first such storm to make landfall in Florida in more than a decade. With damage across North Florida, Big Bend residents will be putting in lots of recover work during the Labor Day weekend.

Florida Public Radio Emergency Network / @FloridaStorms

Hurricane Hermine is approaching the Big Bend. It is expected to make landfall to the East of Tallahassee. The biggest threat to coastal areas is storm surge. Tallahassee is the closest big city to the center of the storm and could also see damaging effects.