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Christine Barrett was inside her family's North Port home during Hurricane Ian when one of her children started yelling that water was coming up from the shower.
Soldiers fix roofs and raise power poles under a blazing sun, while teachers salvage wet school books and residents cook over wood fires in La Coloma, a fishing and industrial town on Cuba's coast that took the brunt of Hurricane Ian.
Rotting fish and garbage lie scattered in Sanibel Island's streets. On the mainland, debris from washed-away homes is heaped in a canal like matchsticks. Huge shrimp boats sit perched amid the remains of a mobile home park.
Flooding in Kentucky and St. Louis illustrates the dangers of the Midwest's waterlogged future.
Get ready for the first day in the 40s for highs since the beginning of May on Friday with decreasing clouds during the day. Meanwhile, our recent dry weather has caused drought to expand, and now the metro is under Extreme Drought. - D.J. Kayser