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Fort Myers Beach sees effects of Hurricane Idalia

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Posted at 7:24 AM, Aug 30, 2023

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The town of Fort Myers Beach said Hurricane Idalia impacted the Town overnight with high winds, rain, storm surge and localized flooding.

As of 7 a.m. Wednesday morning the Town Hall complex will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fox 4's Ella Rhodes gave us an insight as to the conditions Hurricane Idalia has caused in Fort Myers Beach.

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Town officials are working with the Lee County Emergency Operations Center for assistance to get Estero Boulevard fully cleaned.

Crescent and First Street in the Downtown District by Bayside Park are underwater. Residents should avoid the area all day. Town officials said high tide could add more water in that location.

Other side streets that have flooding are Second, Third, Bahia Via, Anchorage, Andre Mar, Dakota, Oak Ridge, Fairweather, Lazy Way, and Estrellita.