Storm season could be met with ‘skittishness’

MEXICO BEACH – May 31, 2019 – A faded banner, draped across the second-story balcony of a weather-battered shell of a home, sends a message: “Mexico Beach will rise again.”

Nearby, several residents, rather than having real estate signs planted in the sandy remains of their properties, defiantly declare the sites are not for sale, more than seven months after Hurricane Michael – packing 160 mph sustained winds – laid waste to the beach town and surrounding region.

“We love our neighbors and our community,” says a sign outside an empty, stilted beachfront residential property.

Source:  Source: News Service of Florida, Jim Turner

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