Severe Flooding Hits Tampa Bay Area as Idalia Moves In

Surging seas triggered severe flooding in parts of western Florida on Wednesday, August 30, as Hurricane Idalia made landfall.

Footage posted by the Clearwater Police Department in the Tampa Bay area shows flooded conditions around Clearwater Beach on Wednesday morning.

More flooding was expected throughout the day in “coastal and low-lying areas,” Pinellas County said. Credit: Clearwater Police Department via Storyful

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