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Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:16 a.m.

Floodwaters chase people to rooftops along Gulf Coast

People were plucked off rooftops and climbed into attics to get away from fast-rising water when nearly 24 inches of rain fell on the Florida panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes to the west.

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Photographs by KATIE E. KING / AP/Pensacola News Journal

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  • Headline: Floodwaters chase people to rooftops along Gulf Coast
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 05/01/2014
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