Travel restrictions on Colorado as hurricane season kicks off

COLORADO (AP) Travel restrictions were in place Monday for residents of four states where tropical storms are likely: Colorado, Florida, Louisiana and Texas.

The governor of Florida said Monday that residents should consider not flying on commercial flights because of the hurricane.

He urged Floridians to consider staying at home during the hurricane season.

Florida Gov.

Rick Scott told reporters that he had asked his staff to assess the state’s storm recovery plans, and he warned that the storm could have an adverse impact on tourism and the economy.

Florida has about 40,000 people.

The hurricane season is officially in its fourth week, but weather officials in Florida say they’re already seeing a surge of activity.

On Monday, officials said more than 2,000 homes were destroyed in Florida, which has had the highest number of deaths since 1950.

More than 8,000 Floridans have been rescued, and more than 1,000 have been transported to hospitals, officials say.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.