Hurricane Idalia's aftermath as clean up continues

Thousands of people are working hard this holiday weekend in Florida as they're trying to salvage what they can after the devastating impacts of Hurricane Idalia. Idalia hit Florida's Big Bend region last week as a category-three hurricane. Strong winds and a powerful storm surge flooded coastal communities, causing billions of dollars in damage. Floridians are working in the heat to save anything they can.

Hurricane Idalia makes landfall: Here's the latest

Hurricane Idalia has made landfall over Florida’s Gulf Coast as a "catastrophic" Category 3 storm that has already left tens of thousands of residents without power, officials said Wednesday morning. The Category 3 storm hit along the coast of the Florida Big Bend near Keaton Beach at about 7:45 a.m. local time, posing an immediate threat to lives and properties with its 125 mph winds and significant flooding.

Hurricane Idalia tracking to Florida landfall as dangerous Category 4 storm

The time to prepare is over and a dire situation is unfolding along Florida’s Gulf Coast as Category 4 Hurricane Idalia continues to rapidly intensify in the Gulf of Mexico. Catastrophic, life-threatening storm surge and destructive winds will pound the state’s Big Bend region as the monster storm nears the coast just hours away from landfall.