Beachgoers walk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach on Monday as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached the Gulf Coast. The storm's gusty rain and brisk winds roiled the seas, keeping white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds.
Beachgoers walk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach on Monday as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached the Gulf Coast. The storm's gusty rain and brisk winds roiled the seas, keeping white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. Nick Tomecek AP
Beachgoers walk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach on Monday as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached the Gulf Coast. The storm's gusty rain and brisk winds roiled the seas, keeping white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. Nick Tomecek AP

Memo to Gov. Rick Scott: A real Floridian doesn’t get hysterical over rain and squalls

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