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Morning Headlines: Hermine pounds Tallahassee, moves into Georgia

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Hermine pounds Tallahassee, moves into Georgia

Hurricane Hermine became a tropical storm Friday morning after making landfall in Florida, becoming the first hurricane to hit the Sunshine State in more than a decade. Hermine came ashore east of St. Marks, about 35 miles southeast of Tallahassee, FL, at 1:40 a.m. ET on Friday with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph. 

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Sunny skies with temperatures in the upper 80s

Hurricane Hermine made landfall last night near St. Marks, FL with sustained winds around 80 mph. The storm will weaken as it tracks through southern Georgia this morning. By tonight, it should be in the Carolinas. Locally heavy rain and flooding is expected from northern Florida into the Carolinas through tonight.  

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