Florida Storm Costs Could Reach $20 Billion

Hwy. U.S. 1 is washed out along the Indian River in Brevard Country, Fla. Reuters

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Damage estimates of the four hurricanes that have hit Florida this season put the costs as high as $20 billion. Damages from Hurricane Jeanne, which struck over the weekend, are estimated at $5 billion to $8 billion. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Greg Fields of The Miami Herald.

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