July 6, 2009 4:33 PM

Florida Keys considers changing storm evacuation policies

Twice last year, tens of thousands of visitors were ordered to leave the Florida Keys when far-off tropical storms threatened. Both Fay and Ike wound up as little more than blustery side-swipes. This year, they'd like to make the call storm-by-storm, instead of going with the old policy of ordering visitors to pack it up every time the Keys fall into the National Hurricane Center's "cone of uncertainty."

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