Subtropical Storm Alberto brought a torrential downpour to Georgia over Memorial Day weekend, but the fallout from the storm should stop at a mere inconvenience, perhaps spread out over the next week as the rain continues.
For many Georgians though the storm serves as a sobering reminder that hurricane season, which officially begins June 1st, is back – even as they continue to recover from past years’ storms.
In the Fall of 2016 Hurricane Matthew ripped across the Bahamas and into the Southeastern United States, causing billions of dollars worth of damages. Tybee Island near Savannah was evacuated, and 30 counties fell under a state of emergency.
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