A nasty storm spared Florida, but mind the wake-up call of Isaias

Before Floridians could figure out how to pronounce Isaias, he was long gone, raging along the I-95 corridor through the Carolinas, Connecticut and across the border to Canada.By Wednesday, the furious tropical storm had claimed at least seven lives and had left in its wake a very long trail of misery — flooding, tornadoes, toppled trees and tangled power lines. Millions of people along the Eastern Seaboard, trapped at home by the coronavirus pandemic, suddenly had no electricity in the heat and humidity of August.It could have been us, but it wasn’t. We were lucky this time.Across South Flori...


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