Posted: 12:25 pm Monday, May 28th, 2012

Tropical Storm Beryl hits northeast Florida 

By Associated Press

Tropical Storm Beryl has canceled Memorial Day events across northeast Florida.

Beryl came ashore early Monday near Jacksonville Beach with near-hurricane-strength winds of 70 mph. Beaches were closed as high winds and rain continued.

Power was being restored to roughly 25,000 people without power in Jacksonville and Nassau and St. Johns counties. No injuries were reported.