The Latest: Irma's cost to Florida already exceeds Matthew's

MIAMI — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):

7:20 p.m.

The cost of Hurricane Irma to Florida has already surpassed what the state spent during Hurricane Matthew last year.

During a Wednesday briefing at the Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee, 32 state government agencies have reported spending more than $273,522,000 on preparations and recovery efforts.

The final tally for Hurricane Matthew, which affected the state last October, was about $268,499,000.

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