The tool allows residents to check the status of the house in the future

Derrick Lockhart, owner of Airboat Rides at Midway on the St. Johns River just across the Brevard County line, says the flooding that followed Hurricane Ian last fall was the worst he's ever seen in the area.  (Credit: TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY, TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY)

Storms slamming into rising seas from global warming will displace millions of Florida residents to low-lying areas by the end of the century, according to a new analysis by a research group on flood risk.. Well before that, a higher ocean will force many to either elevate their homes, similar to stilt houses on the … Read more