National Hurricane Center says Irma is impacting all of South Florida


National Hurricane Center says Irma is impacting all of South Florida

- APResidents walk near downed power lines felled by Hurricane Irma, in Caibarien, Cuba.

Jacksonville and the rest of the east coast, on the other hand, got the northeast brunt of the storm, where winds, surge and rainfall are at the strongest.

"Power is the issue".

"US 1, the only road that comes in and out of the Florida Keys, there's three choke points - there are three places that are completely inaccessible".

The Hurricane Warning is changed to a Tropical Storm Warning along the Florida west coast south of Anclote River to Bonita Beach, along the Florida east coast south of Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet, and for Lake Okeechobee.

People in the heavily populated Tampa-St. The second one, in Marco Island, left the island without water and power, authorities said. The more expensive, premium model iPhone that is expected to be announced Tuesday will be called the "iPhone X", according to code discovered by developer Steve Troughton-Smith.

Logistical challenges could still hamper fuel supply to gas stations. Their dog Rocky was also riding out the storm.

The subsequent construction of the Overseas Highway, built on some surviving railroad trestles, helped make Key West a destination again, drawing artists and writers, from author Ernest Hemingway to playwright Tennessee Williams.

"It's crazy. I mean, obviously, a hurricane just passed, so it's understandable", he said. "As usual, the weatherman, I don't know why they're paid".

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One tweet showed a "storm chaser" stepping out of his car to hold up a wind gauge. And Kemp says it's not looking good.

The storm's shift helped the insurance industry in several ways. Now they want to come home, he says, and they can't.

In the forefront in assisting the people affected by hurricane Irma, American Telugu Association have made accommodation and food arrangements for more than 600 people in the entire Metro Atlanta area.

PATRICK DEHAAN: Fort Myers, Naples, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa - all of those areas are seeing outages over 40 percent and in some cases as high as 65 percent.

ZARROLI: Because Irma's struck such a large area, an unusual number of people evacuated.

Despite the bravado and hard-boiled toughness some islanders are known for, there was no doubt about the seriousness of the situation. Let's pause for a moment to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks 16 years ago.

JOHN KILDUFF: But also, power is the issue. "I don't think we'll have a market dislocation, but the hurricane season lasts until the end of November, and climate conditions seem to be quite conducive to hurricanes". Some locals grumbled about the forecast, even though Florida's west coast had long been included in the zone of probability.

DEHAAN: Motorists are coming back. "And the part that faces the ocean has two huge holes on the ocean side".

DONEVAN: He also emphasized just how much help this area is going to need and the logistical challenges it's facing.

ZARROLI: So for now, people are making do any way they can.

It killed at least 26 people before leaving the Caribbean for Florida. Andrew Haltunnen tried to buy gas with no luck. The crowd included Don Sciarretta, 73, and his 90-year-old friend, Elsie Johnston, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. More than 80 percent of customers in the Keys are currently are without power.

ZARROLI: Nearby, Devan Rios has stopped to buy snacks for his son.

Travel into and out of the state likewise remained stymied. And as ports re-open, supplies should gradually return to normal.

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