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Flooding assessment throughout the Counties

We're still waiting on the Federal Disaster Declaration that will bring help from FEMA.
But the preliminary assessments show the scope of the damage.

In Escambia County, 1200 and 52 homes have major damage. Which is a foot of water or more.
Three homes were destroyed. And at least 50 businesses have major damage.

In Santa Rosa County, 350 homes were damaged, including 63 with major damage.
The property appraiser is estimating 4.8 million dollars in residential damages.

And Okaloosa County's preliminary report shows 74 homes were damaged in the storm.
That's the unincorporated county only, the total will go up as individual cities finish their assessments.