Floyd Evacuation

NPR's Debbie Elliott reports from Jacksonville, Florida that the huge weather evacuation turned out to be a big mess. Hundreds of miles of highways were clogged from Florida to North Carolina, as some three million residents heeded warnings to evacuate coastal areas. Emergency planners are worried that people may be reluctant to evacuate their homes in the future if they face a huge traffic jam and a shortage of housing and other necessities farther inland.



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