Charting a course

Meteorological DisastersHurricanes and Tropical StormsFlorida Keys VacationsNational Hurricane CenterWeather WarningsWeatherMax Mayfield
Charting a course Max Mayfield, director of the National Hurricane Center, points to a monitor during an update of Tropical Storm Rita on Monday, Sept. 19, in Miami. Officials ordered residents evacuated from the lower Florida Keys Monday as Tropical Storm Rita churned toward the island... AP/ Alan Diaz