As Irma Swings West, Officials Scramble to Open Shelters

By HENRY FOUNTAIN and MATT STEVENS September 9, 2017 NAPLES, Fla. — Pedro Cruz, a maintenance worker at Temple Shalom, was already taking shelter there with his family when he got a call from his supervisor on Saturday afternoon. Situated...

Irma’s Fearsome Winds Reach Florida Shores, With Full Strike Yet to Come

By MARC SANTORA, HENRY FOUNTAIN and VIVIAN YEE September 9, 2017 MIAMI — After carving a path of destruction through the Caribbean and forcing hundreds of thousands in its path to flee in one of the largest evacuations in American...

Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks Bring Two Very Different Reactions

While officials in Houston did not order an evacuation before Hurricane Harvey, their counterparts in Florida were urging residents to leave as Hurricane Irma approached.