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California Seeks Lessons From Florida For Fire Evacuations

Apr 27, 2019
South Floridians evacuate in Sept. 2017 when Hurricane Irma seemed to be heading for Miami.
Al Diaz / Miami Herald

With Hurricane Michael strengthening as it took aim at Florida's Panhandle, Mark Bowen and his employees watched the live footage through tears.

Tampa Police

Hurricane season may be about three months away, but the city of Tampa already has a plan to help residents after a storm.

The benefits of retiring in South Carolina's low country are clear to Joyce East. Her home, sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and downtown Charleston, overlooks 120 acres of lush marshland. Palm trees and Spanish moss dot the property.

AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD

With interstates jammed with people fleeing the state during Hurricane Irma, many Floridians are questioning the state’s evacuation plan for this year’s hurricane season.

State Officials Defend Massive Evacuation Traffic Plans

Oct 27, 2017

Despite widespread traffic jams that choked Florida's highways, state officials are defending the approach used during Hurricane Irma.