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  • *Millions without power across Florida. TAMPA, Fla.,/ MIAMI, Sept 11- Hurricane Irma pounded heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved through the state with high winds, storm surges and torrential rains that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes...

  • *Millions without power across Florida. TAMPA, Fla.,/ MIAMI, Sept 11- Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful...

  • TAMPA, Fla.,/ MIAMI, Sept 11- Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic, came...

  • *Hurricane makes second Florida landfall at Marco Island. FORT MYERS, Fla./ MIAMI Sept 10- A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving millions of homes without power, while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers across the state in Miami.

  • *Hurricane makes second Florida landfall at Marco Island. FORT MYERS, Fla./ MIAMI Sept 10- A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving millions of homes and businesses without power while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers across the state in Miami.

  • *Hurricane makes second Florida landfall at Marco Island. FORT MYERS, Fla./ MIAMI Sept 10- A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami.

  • *Storm makes second Florida landfall at Marcos Island. FORT MYERS/ MIAMI Sept 10- Hurricane Irma lashed the Gulf Coast of Florida with the brunt of its fury on Sunday afternoon, knocking out electricity to 2.5 million homes and businesses statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami. Hours after barreling across the resort archipelago of...

  • A car sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state September 10, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    Irma churns viciously up Florida's west coast, aiming at Tampa-St. Petersburg after making landfall twice.

  • *Passes over Florida Keys, heads towards Naples. FORT MYERS/ MIAMI Sept 10- Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses. All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm...

  • FORT MYERS/ MIAMI Sept 10- Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it lashed southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 1.8 million homes and businesses. All of southern Florida was feeling the storm's effects, with at least one man killed, a woman forced to...

  • FORT MYERS/ MIAMI Sept 10- Hurricane Irma bore down on southern Florida on Sunday with 130 mile-per-hour winds, flooding Miami streets and knocking out power to more than 1.6 million homes and businesses. Even before it came ashore, Florida was feeling Irma's fury with at least one man killed, a woman forced to deliver her own baby and trees and apartment towers...

  • FORT MYERS/ MIAMI Sept 10- Packing 130- mph winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday as it headed towards the state's Gulf Coast, threatening potentially catastrophic flooding. "I am very concerned about the west coast," Florida Governor Rick Scott told "Fox News Sunday." At least 1.4 million Florida...

  • MIAMI/ FORT MYERS, Fla, Sept 10- Packing 130- mph winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday and threatened the state's Gulf Coast with potentially catastrophic flooding. "I am very concerned about the west coast," Florida Governor Rick Scott told "Fox News Sunday." About 1.1 million Florida homes and...

  • MIAMI/ FORT MYERS, Fla, Sept 10- Millions of people huddled in shelters or battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, hit the state with 130- mph winds. As the storm made landfall on the Florida Keys archipelago off the tip of southern Florida, torrential rains and lashing winds...

  • MIAMI/ FORT MYERS, Fla, Sept 10- Millions of people huddled in shelters or battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, hit the state with 130- mph winds and catastrophically high seas. As the northern edge of the storm reached the Florida Keys archipelago off the tip of southern...

  • Cubans wade through a flooded street in Havana, on September 10, 2017.

    In Cuba, Hurricane Irma left downed power lines, trees and flooded streets.

  • FORT MYERS, Fla, Sept 10- Millions of people huddled in shelters or in battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, prepared to make landfall with 130- mph winds and catastrophically high seas. As the northern edge of the storm reached the Florida Keys archipelago off the tip of...

  • FORT MYERS, Fla, Sept 10- Hurricane Irma's northern edge crashed into the Florida Keys on Sunday, bringing a double barrel threat of destructive winds and life-threatening storm surges that sparked one of the largest evacuations in U.S. history. The storm, which hammered Cuba's northern coast a day earlier, was a Category 4 hurricane about 15 miles...

  • In this NOAA-NASA GOES Project handout image, GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it moves over Cuba and towards the Florida coast as a category 4 storm in the Caribbean Sea taken at 14:15 UTC on September 09, 2017.

    Hurricane Irma gained strength as it broke loose from Cuba and was upgraded to a category 4 storm in the early morning hours Sunday.

  • *Florida orders evacuation of 6.3 million residents. Tracking models showed it then making landfall on the western side of the Florida peninsula and heading up the coast. Irma, which has killed at least 22 people in the Caribbean, was considered a life-threatening danger to Florida as well and will likely inflict billions of dollars in damage in the...