Florida Gov. Rick Scott said the storm left "devastation" in the Keys, which were under mandatory evacuation orders throughout the storm.
Irma is now a Category 4 storm, the second-highest designation.
Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm early today as it marched up the U.S. state of Florida's northwestern coast, with its eye located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of the vulnerable Tampa area.
"We know that we are ground zero for HurricaneIrma", Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said at a Sunday morning news conference.
The storm is expected to further weaken as it moves through Columbus and then northwest through Alabama and into Tennessee.
The storm is one of the most powerful ever seen in the Atlantic and has already killed two dozen people in the Caribbean and pummelled Cuba with 11m waves on Sunday.
Lastly, there is a FLASH FLOOD WATCH in effect for many of our counties until Monday evening.
Tropical stormwarnings were are in effect for the Lowcountry of SC.
Irma sucks water out of Tampa waterways
Stay far away from downed power lines and anything that may be in contact with a downed power line. Storm surge is expected to be a concern in those and other central and southern coastal areas.
Hurricane Irma keeps SC on edge
Virgin Islands, three deaths were reported in Puerto Rico, five deaths were reported in Florida and one death was reported in SC . North Carolina transportation officials are working with their counterparts in Georgia and SC to coordinate evacuation traffic.
While high winds downed a construction crane in Miami, flooding remains the deadliest threat.
"The conditions will be ripe for tornadoes", says News19 Hurricane Expert Jim Gandy.
Charles Saxon, 57, became South Carolina's first recorded death when he was struck by a tree limb while clearing debris outside his home in Calhoun Falls amid wind gusts of about 40 miles per hour, according to a statement from Abbeville County Coroner Ronnie Ashley. The rain will likely become more widespread and heavier moving into the afternoon and evening hours.
Some 6.5 million people, about a third of the state's population, had been ordered to evacuate southern Florida. So power outages are still possible in SC.
"Due to its recent more inland push, Irma's center is now forecast to remain over Florida and then move over the southeastern United States for the duration of its existence", the weather service said, predicting it would become a tropical depression over MS by Tuesday afternoon and dissipate over adding that it should dissipate over Tennessee on Wednesday.
I'm sure there is something else we could have done.
Jim Gandy, Meteorologist Efren Afante, and Meteorologist Daniel Bonds are all tracking the storm, and will have regular updates online, on our Facebook page, and on TV.
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Workers are now waging what sewage company Thames Water describes as "a three-week sewer war" to liquefy and remove the fatberg . Sewer workers investigating the 'berg say that over time it has solidified, and is now as hard to remove as concrete.
Cook went on to describe the medical health activity market as the "largest or second largest component" of the economy. People will be able to participate in the study with Stanford by downloading an app from the App Store, Williams said.
Meanwhile, the Dalai Lama said the suffering of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar would have inspired Buddha to help. Attacks on a police camp in October a year ago sparked an influx of nearly 87,000 refugees into Bangladesh.
"Tesla allowed the driver to use the system outside the environment for which it was designed", said NTSB chair Robert Sumwalt. The NTSB recommended that automakers monitor driver attention in ways other than through detecting steering-wheel engagement.
Irma hit Florida after powering through the Caribbean as a rare Category 5 hurricane, the top rung of the Saffir-Simpson scale. The wind advisory is in anticipation of wind gusts, which could reach up to 45 miles per hour Monday evening and overnight.
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During the unveil, Apple said there will be an "introductory offer" from carriers but didn't give any details on that. The one which come without cellular feature goes for $329, down from $369 for the comparable model now.
The Audi R8 V10 RWS will be available in Germany and other nations on European soil starting from the Autumn Season of 2017. The move isn't as unprecedented as it sounds, as its Lamborghini Huracan sibling is now offered in rear-wheel-drive flavor.
This is looking likely to be one of Apple's busiest events ever with four brand-new products expected to get their debut. The website, which has since removed these references, also mentioned the Apple Watch Series 3 , and Apple TV (2017).
Haley said the global community is doing that by hitting North Korea's ability to fuel and fund its weapons program . Instead, the resolution caps refined oil imports at 2 million barrels and crude oil imports at their current levels.
More than 1 million without power in Georgia
By 5 p.m., Georgia Power's online outage map showed that nearly 900,000 customers were without power throughout the state. Customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938.
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He said the movement of a large area of high pressure, or clockwise flow of air, would guide the storm along this week. Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida Sunday and Monday, causing damage in nearly every part of the state.
What to expect from Hurricane Irma
In a parting blow to the state, the storm caused record flooding in the Jacksonville area that forced dozens of rescues on Monday. School was canceled in communities around Georgia, and more than 1.2 million customers there were without power Tuesday morning.
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