A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Hurricane Irma hit Florida hard, but not as hard as everyone expected. Here’s why

Part of the reason Florida escaped the worst had to do with the path of the storm

Topic |   Hurricane Irma
A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A couple overlooks floodwaters after Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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