Florida flood damage News

Irma Spawned Unusual Storm Surges on Both Florida Coasts

Hurricane Irma’s devastating storm surge came with weird twists that scientists attribute to the storm’s girth, path and some geographic quirks. A combination of storm surge, heavy rains and swollen rivers sent some of the worst flooding into Jacksonville, Florida, …

Florida Works to Assess Irma’s Scope of Destruction

Aid rushed in to hurricane-scarred Florida early Tuesday, residents began to dig out, and officials slowly pieced together the scope of Irma’s vicious path of destruction across the peninsula. Even as glimmers of hope emerged from parts of the state …