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Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 5:45 pm
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Storms & Hurricanes
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Celtic Ray Proprietor Kevin Doyle on Aug. 9
Kevin Doyle in front of the Celtic Ray in Punta Gorda after Hurricane Charley passed through 15 years ago.
Charlotte Cultural Center Conference Room on Aug. 9.
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The Cultural Center of Charlotte County served as a shelter during Hurricane Charley.
Punta Gorda Middle School on Aug. 9. It was built new after the hurricane.
Students had yet to complete their first week of school at Punta Gorda Middle School when Hurricane Charley hit 15 years ago.
The site of the old Arcadia water tower on Aug. 8.
The water tower in Arcadia was blown to the ground during Hurricane Charley.
The site of the old Punta Gorda Herald building (lot on right) on Aug. 8.
Old Punta Gorda Herald building on Herald Court.
Cubby’s Homemade Ice Cream on Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda on Aug. 9.
Hurricane Charley decimated downtown Punta Gorda’s business community.
Charlevoi Condominiums on Aug. 8.
Charlevoi Condominiums were badly damaged in the storm.
The site of the now demolished home on Aug. 8.
U.S. Cleveland talks on the phone while surrounded by his Hurricane Charley-wrecked home.
Above: Many pilots lost their planes during Hurricane Charley at the Punta Gorda Airport.
Right: Airplane “T” hangers at Punta Gorda Airport on Aug. 9.
The office of Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell today.
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The Charlotte County sheriff’s office after the hurricane.
The 15-year anniversary of Hurricane Charley is today. Here's a look back, compared to today.
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