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Florida escapes another big hurricane
First Posted: Fri 03 Sep 2004
A feared second wave of damage in the wake of Hurricane Charley was avoided when Hurricane Frances weakened to a tropical storm over Florida.
Around 2.5 million people were told to evacuate their homes after a state of emergency had been declared.
British tourist flights were hit with Orlando and Tampa airports closed as the hurricane headed towards Florida.