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Tropical Storm Beryl downgraded to tropical depression

By Staff | May 28, 2012

TALLAHASSEE At 11 a.m. EDT, Beryl was downgraded to a tropical depression by the National Hurricane Center. The State Emergency Operations Center has returned to Level Three, regular monitoring.

Tropical Depression Beryl is located over northeast Florida and is expected to continue slowly moving west-northwest. The greatest threat with this system continues to be the threat for heavy rainfall. Residents and visitors should continue to take caution as flooding is possible.

For more information, contact your local county emergency management office. The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 November 30. To GET A PLAN visit www.FloridaDisaster.org. For the latest information on the 2012 Hurricane Season, follow us on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/flsert and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT. Beachgoers who want to learn more about rip currents can visit www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov.

Source: Office of Emergency Management