Rescuers Reach People Cut off by Gulf Coast Hurricane

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used high-water vehicles Thursday to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round of flooding began taking shape along rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heav...
Photo of flooding in St. Marks, Fla. due to Hurricane Michael

Supercharged Overnight, Hurricane Michael Menaces Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Gaining frightening fury overnight, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 145 mph, the most powerful storm on record ever to menace the stretch of fishing towns, military bases...