President Trump visited Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday to assess the damage after Hurricane Irma.
President Trump, in Fort Myers, Fla., praised the government’s response to the enormous storm.
People who settle in the Keys often are escaping mainland life or resetting their own, and now some wonder if they should try a fresh start somewhere else.
Technology, building codes, weather forecasts and a more sophisticated understanding of mass evacuation helped keep the death toll low, experts say.
Irma has left up to 15 million people in Florida without electricity. Restoring service could be the most complex operation of its kind in United States history.
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...