The Battered Southeast Grapples With Irma’s Aftermath

By JESS BIDGOOD, EMILY COCHRANE and DANA GOLDSTEIN September 12, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Stressed and exhausted families across the Southeast were assessing the damage from Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, even as flooding from the storm...

After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, What Has Changed and What Has Not.

By JOSEPH B. TREASTER September 12, 2017 MIAMI — Every hurricane tells a story. Hurricane Andrew in 1992, with a 17-foot storm surge and winds so intense that they destroyed the gauges meant to measure them, was the disaster that changed...

Irma Swiftly Lays Claim to Florida’s Sea of Trees

September 11, 2017 MIAMI — After the wind and rain had passed, and with the Florida sun shining again, Bruce Mawry emerged from his Miami Beach home to find a grisly scene of fallen trunks, scattered fronds and rolling coconuts. It amounted to a palm tree...

Hurricane Irma: Video and Images From Social Media

By THE NEW YORK TIMES September 11, 2017 As Hurricane Irma rolled north on Monday, videos and pictures on social media captured the storm’s powerful effects throughout Florida. Here are pictures from the professional photographers on the...

Florida, No Stranger to Hurricanes, Deals with a Doozy

By AUDRA D. S. BURCH and JESS BIDGOOD September 10, 2017 ORLANDO, Fla. — Bracing for hurricanes is almost a summer tradition here: the steady, clanking sound of wood banged to windows, the endless lines for bottled water and fuel,...