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Despite this weekend’s severe weather, more than 130 newly planted trees stayed safe at Lafayette Park.

widespread damage, and at least 20 deaths.  1/22/2017
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The City of Tallahassee says power restoration efforts will continue through the night and into tomorrow. The weekend weather system that hit Tallahassee hard downed numerous electrical sub-stations, power lines and trees.

A home hit by a large tree during hurricane hermine
Regan McCarthy WFSU News

Heavy winds this weekend put Tallahassee’s new storm response plan to the test just weeks after city commissioners heard a final report on Hurricane Hermine.

Florida Public Radio Emergency Network / WFSU News

Weekend storms across Georgia and Florida caused widespread damage, including more than 20 deaths. South Georgia was hit hard, with four people killed after a tornado struck Albany. One person was killed in Lake City after a large tree fell on a home. Florida Public Radio Emergency Network Meteorologist Jeff Huffman spoke with WFSU News Director Lynn Hatter about the unusual nature of the storms.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee's "Women's March" on Saturday (1/21) attracted a large turnout. This was one of about 600 such events held nationwide protesting the administration of Donald Trump.

Panhandle Storms Anticipated This Weekend

Jan 20, 2017
Florida Public Radio Emergency Network / WFSU News

strong storm system will produce multiple rounds of thunderstorms this weekend across The Sunshine State. Some of them could produce wind damage, hail, or even an isolated tornadoes. The risks are highest in the Florida Panhandle Saturday, then spreading across much of the peninsula on Sunday.

Leon County residents are concerned about the environment, aging, mental health and criminal justice. The county legislative delegation sat through nearly four hours of testimony from local residents, and advocacy groups on their wants during the upcoming legislative session.

Leon County

Florida’s Arbor Day may be Friday, but Tallahassee and Leon County officials are inviting the public to take part in the area’s own tree planting event Saturday.

Myers Park
Kate Payne

The joint Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department is keeping all options open as it considers redeveloping part of the historic Myers Park neighborhood. But some residents are still anxious about the proposal.

Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year Saturday night (1/21). Before anything else, though, we have to find out where the title of this concert – “Mozart in the Jungle” – came from.

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