PALM DESERT, Calif. — Tropical Storm Hilary swept people into swollen rivers, toppled trees onto homes and flooded roadways as the massive system marched northward Aug. 21.August 21, 2023
LOS ANGELES — Tropical Storm Hilary drenched Southern California from the coast to the desert resort city of Palm Springs and inland mountains, forcing rescuers to pull several people from swollen rivers.August 21, 2023
LOS ANGELES — With Hurricane Hilary barreling toward Southern California, officials are monitoring how the intense rain will impact critical infrastructure such as freeways and bridges.August 19, 2023
Nicole, now a tropical storm, is lashing central Florida with heavy rain and powerful wind, leaving a trail of blackouts and floods.November 10, 2022
A slow march of utility trucks headed to Sanibel Island near Fort Myers, Fla., on Oct. 11 following temporary repairs to the Sanibel Causeway, which was broken in three locations during Hurricane Ian.
Hours before Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that emergency road and bridge repairs to Pine Island had been completed ahead of schedule on Oct. 5, cheers and a little laughter greeted some of the first motorists — including a Publix truck — to cross a temporary bridge built to restore access by land to the island, which took much of the brunt from Hurricane Ian.
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Sept. 29 to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark.
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and obliterating a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as rain fell and waters rose.
Hurricane Ian is poised to become one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, threatening to slam Florida’s western coastline with 125 mph winds.
Hurricane Ian was growing stronger as it approached the western tip of Cuba on a track to hit the west coast of Florida as a major hurricane as early as Sept. 28. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a statewide emergency and waived certain hours-of-service rules.