Hurricane Jeanne Hits Sebastian, Florida

Jeanne is now a tropical storm, but Florida's fourth hurricane of the season has caused more damage to a storm-weary state.

Hurricane Jeanne came roaring ashore in the middle of the night at almost of the same place as Hurricane Frances just a few weeks earlier.

Hours later, Florida's treasure coast was once again in cleanup mode; tarps and chunks of roof were tangled in downed power lines, there were broken water pipes, boats pushed ashore and street signs slumped in flood waters.

Search and rescue teams checked trailer parks for people in need of help where Jeanne's winds left almost nothing untouched from plastic pink flamingos to the kitchen sink.

Ronaldo Cervantes said, "The wind picked that trailer right up like it wasn't even strapped down and set it right up against trailer number three.”

When asked, “Have you ever seen anything like this before?” He replied, “Never in my life have I ever seen anything like this."

The surge from this powerful hurricane is washing out part of U.S. where traffic seemed steady with storm sightseers, but after all this, Florida has had enough.

Crystal Gun said, "I'm very fed up. This is the second hurricane that's taken my home and I have two small children."

It’s a scary storm with no respect for Florida's weather weary residents, not even for the dead. Graveyards are littered with storm debris and toppled tomb stones.

Hurricane Jeanne may be Saturday’s headline, but its aftermath will be the story around these parts for some time to come.


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