Good to hear from folks I know in Florida that they’re okay after the storm, but sad for those who have lost loved ones. The New York Times has both a video and photos posted that show the damage this type of storm can create.
This is going to be a cluttered year in the Atlantic, as Charley is now followed by Tropical Storm Danielle and Tropical Depression Five. The experts had predicted a busier than normal season this year — estimating 14 named storms will form in the Atlantic.
As the hurricane season ramps up with a vengeance along the east coast, the tornado season winds down for much of the Midwest. In fact, the record breaking cool weather continues here in St. Louis, giving almost perfect days for hikes. An amazing year of weather.
An AP Photo Slideshow, though I don’t know how long it will be accessible.