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Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses

13 Setiembre 2017, 05:57 | Crisanna Felipe

Downgraded to a Tropical Storm, Irma Hits Florida With Wind, Flooding

Hurricane Irma

"Right now, the timing looks like we'll start to see sustained winds as high as 25 to 30 miles per hour with wind gusts of 45 miles per hour right after 3 p.m".

Other areas of the state, however, remain largely incapacitated, including the Florida Keys, where an estimated quarter of the homes were destroyed.

It's still way too early to know exactly where Jose will end up, but it wouldn't be a bad idea for the United States to get comfortable with another hurricane making landfall.

Yes. While all storm surge warnings and tropical storm warnings were discontinued on Monday night, the WPC has warned that a risk of flash flooding remains, with isolated rainfall of up to 5 inches predicted for parts of SC and North Carolina.

If original projections had materialized, Tampa could have faced significant flooding issues, downed trees, a downtown inundated with water and people displaced for a long time, he said.

Hurricane Irma after battering Caribbean as well as several areas of Florida, has now weakened into a tropical storm.

The tidal surge sent damaged boats rushing more than three blocks onto downtown streets in St. Marys, just north of the Georgia-Florida state line, St. Marys Police Lt. Shannon Brock said.

Scott tweeted that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission law-enforcement officers were dispatched to Northeast Florida over flooding concerns. Monroe County officials say gas is "limited" and AT&T was working to restore cell phone service.

A curfew is in place Monday from 9 p.m.to 6 a.m.as well as a boil order for those with water and sewer service by Bocilla Utilities.

Hurricane Irma has been blamed for at least five deaths in Florida, two in the state of Georgia and two in South Carolina.It killed at least 35 people as it tore through islands in the Caribbean last week.

The Keys are cut off from the mainland, as the 42 bridges that link them are being assessed for damage.

The Collier County EOC suggests drivers stay off roads as you're likely to get a flat tire due to debris.

"A lot of people will have to do work on their homes or properties".

They saw each other for the first time since Irma.

At 6pm GMT, its centre had moved into southern Georgia, the National Hurricane Center said. Only eight of Florida's 67 counties don't have outages reported, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.



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