NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Last June, Tim Lowe's white mobile home bordered a New Port Richey street covered in feet of flood waters after Tropical Storm Debby. Two months later, the street's dry, and so is the white mobile home, but Lowe's canoe is still parked behind it.
"It looks like a big river in your front yard," Lowe said.
Lowe lives on Paddle Court which intersects Creek Drive. He didn't leave during Debby and he won't leave if Isaac hits, either.
"Ain't a threat to a lot of people around here," Lowe said. "They're kind of used to it."
However, they're not used to what happened a few months ago, when the flood waters claimed the life of their neighbor, Dave, a man ABC Action News interviewed the night before crews found his body.
Randi Dyer remembers that day, and admits she is nervous about her 8 month old baby and her dad, who needs oxygen, and barely survived the last storm.
"I had to call 911 to get him out, for a boat to come out and get him," Dyer said.
Still, Dyer and Lowe won't leave, not even if Isaac floods their streets more dangerously than Debby.
"We don't really trust a lot of people in the neighborhood," Lowe said. "That's a perfect time to get robbed."
"If we come back and have nothing, what are we supposed to do then?" Dyer said. "Who's going to help us then?"
Right now, the Anclote River is already deeper than normal after weeks of rain.
"We'll just have to break out the canoes and paddles again and do what you can do," Lowe laughed.
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The U.S. Coast Guard expects the beautiful weather to bring out the boaters this weekend. They'll be out there enforcing the boating laws that apply to not only boats, but paddleboards too.