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  • *Parts of Florida Keys to re-open to residents. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida allowed some residents to return to their shuttered homes and reopened several airports on Tuesday after Hurricane Irma's pounding winds and storm surges ripped through the state, prompting the evacuation of 6.5 million people. Local authorities told around 90,000...

  • It caused record flooding in parts of Florida after it left a path of deadly destruction on several Caribbean islands. The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has arrived off Florida's east coast and two amphibious assault ships will arrive on Tuesday to help in the Keys, where Irma first made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.

  • *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South...

  • *Irma downgraded to tropical storm, heads into Georgia. *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from...

  • *About 7.3 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to their shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of once-powerful Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving well over half of residents without power and flooding cities in the state's northeastern corner. Especially hard hit was...

  • *5.8 million without power across Florida. MIAMI/ KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept 11- Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and a high storm surge on Monday as it headed out of the state after cutting power to millions and ripping roofs off homes. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes...

  • *5.8 million without power across Florida. TAMPA, Fla.,/ MIAMI, Sept 11- Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and high storm surge on Monday as it headed out of the state after cutting power to millions and ripping roofs off homes. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in...

  • *5.8 million without power across Florida. TAMPA, Fla.,/ MIAMI, Sept 11- Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and high storm surge on Monday as it headed out of the state after cutting power to millions and ripping roofs off homes. Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in...

  • *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...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and warned that devastating storm surges will hit the western coast of Florida as Hurricane Irma churns northward.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and warned that devastating storm surges will hit the western coast of Florida as Hurricane Irma churns northward.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and warned that devastating storm surges will hit the western coast of Florida as Hurricane Irma churns northward.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 10- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and warned that devastating storm surges will hit the western coast of Florida as Hurricane Irma churns northward.