After a night in a hotel following days of heavy rain and flooding, Doug Caple tows his wife, Erica, daughter, Anabel, right, and dog, Buck, home along Creek Drive in Elfers, Fla., Aug. 4, 2015, as the Anclote River’s currents continue to swirl through the flooded streets just south of SR 54 in Pasco County.
After a night in a hotel following days of heavy rain and flooding, Doug Caple tows his wife, Erica, daughter, Anabel, right, and dog, Buck, home along Creek Drive in Elfers, Fla., Aug. 4, 2015, as the Anclote River’s currents continue to swirl through the flooded streets just south of SR 54 in Pasco County. Brendan Fitterer AP/Tampa Bay Times
After a night in a hotel following days of heavy rain and flooding, Doug Caple tows his wife, Erica, daughter, Anabel, right, and dog, Buck, home along Creek Drive in Elfers, Fla., Aug. 4, 2015, as the Anclote River’s currents continue to swirl through the flooded streets just south of SR 54 in Pasco County. Brendan Fitterer AP/Tampa Bay Times

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