Ten people are dead in the United States and 35 have been killed in the Caribbean in the wake of the storm.
By noon Monday more than 500,000 customers in Georgia were without power and there were widespread reports of downed trees.
Utilities are pooling workers from more than two dozen states to help fix infrastructure in Florida, some which are coming from making repairs after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and dumped record amounts of rain, the WSJ reports.
The most severe storm surge in Jacksonville hit the downtown, Riverside, San Marco and other neighborhoods as high tides filled in the St. Johns River, well after the storm passed through Florida. Its outer bands were also blowing into Georgia, where the storm's center was expected to arrive later in the day.
As the storm loomed and came ashore, gasoline stations struggled to keep up as people evacuated Florida.
Hurricane Irma and her remnants should be cleared out by Tuesday and we can expect mostly sunny skies with a high in the low 90s.
McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands Ryan Mosier, a spokesman for Duke Energy, said Duke, which also has customers in Florida, is focused on Irma. Officials are still refining plans to use buses to transport as many as 10,000 people away from the coast.
Irma was once the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the open Atlantic, a Category 5 with a peak wind speed of 185 miles per hour.
Two tornadoes touched down in Brevard County, on the Atlantic Coast; Miami's major airport sustained damage and remained closed; and storm surges and additional flooding were expected on the Gulf Coast. FPL, however, shut Unit 4 on Sunday night due to a possible valve issue that was probably not related to Irma, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said on Monday.
Florida Governor Rick Scotttold CNN, "My heart goes out to the people in the Keys", and he's not sure at this time how evacuations will commence. He says he hopes everyone who stayed behind survived Irma.
The hurricane weakened into a still-dangerous tropical storm overnight as it pushed inland, triggering record flooding in Florida's northeastern corner.
The National Weather Service said Irma will leave behind cloudy, cool weather with occasional showers today in north and central Alabama.
Andrew was the most destructive hurricane to ever hit the state.
The Red Cross was one of many organizations who sent volunteers from Nevada to deal with clean-up in Texas. It's the second hurricane-related mission for Lincoln-based Nebraska Task Force 1 in as many weeks.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported the MRI will determine whether Johnson will miss a few weeks or half the season or more. He finished with 23 rushing yards on 11 carries and six receptions for 68 yards, giving him 91 yards from scrimmage.
He gained 107 yards in their second meeting last season but keep in mind that was without the star defensive lineman on the field. The Giants are trying to win their fourth consecutive against the Cowboys after sweeping the NFC East champions previous year .
Harvey has passed, but new storms in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean are threatening to dump more rain on the Gulf Coast. He noted the big drop in refinery utilization "almost assures" crude stockpiles will continue to rise in coming weeks.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says out of the 45 arrested, 25 people were just arrested for breaking the curfew. Mar-a-Lago is a members-only social club, with ballrooms, a few guest suites and living quarters for Trump himself.
Police patrol the area as Hurricane Irma approaches in San Juan, Puerto Rico , on September 6. "Everyone else has turned around". Many people were stranded on the island as airline companies made a decision to cancel their flights after warnings were issued.
They ended up at a bay on Whitfield Avenue and US 41 in Sarasota where the water had receded leading the local wildlife stranded. The animals were stuck in mud 100 yards away from deep water near Whitfield Avenue in Manatee County.
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations provides that consular posts are established only with the host state's consent. Moon may well be quietly admiring of Putin for saying things upfront about North Korea which he is unable to do himself.
Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes
With all his first-team players fit and available, Wicky is expected to start with his first-choice starting eleven on Tuesday. You sense Romero only played in the Europa League last season because De Gea acquiesced to sitting out of the Europa League.
Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami
A second crane collapse was later reported at a building under construction on Northeast 30th Terrace. Many are questioning why the cranes can't be moved, Miami officials said Tuesday in a tweet .
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In turn, there was some confusion over whether the site was legitimate and anger over the way it was rolled out. From there, you will be asked to enter your last name and the last six digits of your social security number.
Mourinho not shaken by draw
So I'm not disappointed with the players, I'm not critical with it, it's just a natural outcome . Watch all four goals from the match in our video above. "A draw was a fair result".
Kentucky sending hurricane-relief workers South
While relief efforts are still underway in Texas, the Oklahoma National Guard is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Irma as well. Officials said Sunday that more than 2,500 Wisconsin Guard troops will go to Florida.
DeShone Kizer scores first NFL TD
The Browns had their first punt of the season blocked for a Steelers touchdown, but the Browns didn't waver and responded well. The second Roethlisberger-to-James touchdown combination of the day gave the Steelers a 21-10 lead over the Browns.