Hurricane Irma wasn't the only vortex that the southeastern US had to worry about Sunday.
There were no immediate reports of deaths in Florida. This is the longest any cyclone has maintained that intensity on record, according to Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University. Irma's wind speeds have made it the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic basin, outside the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, in the NHC's recorded history, the center said.
President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in Florida, which will allow emergency funds to pour into the state.
The governor said that the damage along Florida's southwest coast in such places as Naples and Fort Myers was not as bad as feared.
More than six million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern end, that's about a third of the state's population.
Irma hit Miami with 209kph winds and is now heading towards the Tampa Bay area on Florida's west coast, where almost 455,000 residents are preparing for impact.
Irma's center was about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of the heavily populated Tampa-St.
The historic storm is so wide that authorities faced destructive storm surges on both coasts of Florida and the Keys as it follows a path north toward Georgia. Many classrooms also were closed in Georgia, which was was under a tropical storm warning for much of Monday.
Almost 7.2 million homes and businesses are without power in multiple states as Tropical Storm Irma moves through the Southeast. While it arrived in Florida a Category 4 hurricane, it was down to a Category 1 with winds of 85 miles per hour (135 kph).
Stephens beats Keys to win first US Open
Open semifinal in seven years, and hasn't won a Grand Slam of any kind in more than nine years. Contrary to Stephens' match, there weren't any challenges for Keys to overcome in her match.
- A storm surge warning wraps around the state, from Brevard County to Tampa Bay.
Irma's heavy rain could also bring flash flooding and rapid rises on creeks, streams and rivers.
"A really large crash and I thought it might have been something right there, but it came from back there", said Jacobson while pointing out the damage.
"Pray, pray for everybody in Florida", Gov. Rick Scott said on Fox News Sunday as more than 160,000 people statewide waited it out in shelters.
John Huston, who stayed in his Key Largo home, watched his yard flood even before the arrival of high tide.
Anxious relatives, generous volunteers and frantic neighbors turned to social media after Hurricane Irma wiped out electricity and cell service to many communities around Florida, cutting off most contact with remote islands in the Keys.
"I've been here with other storms, other hurricanes".
"We're also identifying chaplains on the East Coast who have volunteered for Harvey, to redirect them to Irma, because we've had such an overwhelming response from our chaplains", said Jack Munday, global director of the Rapid Response Team.
At $179, it will still be at a premium price relative to competitors, each of which already has models that support 4K and HDR . Apple will launch pre-orders for the Apple TV 4K from 15 September , with the first devices shipping from 22 September .
The new Mi Notebook Pro is packed with a 15.6 Inches display with narrow bezels.The screen is guarded by Gorilla Glass. The GeForce MX150 graphics can handle 4K output, via the USB Type-C port, up to 60Hz and up to 30Hz via HDMI.
Perhaps the US should be anxious , because there was plenty to be concerned about with regard to this performance. Ureña put Costa Rica on top in the 30th minute by converting a through ball down the right side from Bryan Ruiz .
Crystal Palace face a Burnley side that have started the season impressively, and the encounter at Turf Moor will be a hard one. It is going to come down to my performances and whether I stay in the team or have to fight to get into it.
Prime Minister Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping for bilateral talks on Tuesday, the last day of the BRICS summit . He had earlier come here in 2014 to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-India Summit.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch was a "curtain-raiser of its resolute countermeasures" against the U.S. Constant North Korean provocations do not seriously disturb Seoul-based foreigners like Matthew Crawford either.
Just look at Detroit's reddit page this afternoon and you can see just how excited people are at the idea of this happening. The housing market there has become so expensive that even wealthy foreign buyers are getting priced out .
Not since 17-year-old Michael Chang 28 years ago had a younger player cracked the fourth round in NY . Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of the U-S Open. "I just knew it would be about a few points".
Johnson's x-rays came back negative, but the wrist sprain still could keep him out for an extended period. Cardinals RB David Johnson leaves the field with team medical staff on Sunday after injuring his wrist.
She demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should look into the matter and provide answers for the attacks. Investigators pinned their hopes on the CCTV footage to get some clues about the identity of the killers.
At Least 35 Dead In Mexico's Strongest Quake On Record
The area is seismically active, and has experienced eight other earthquakes measuring between 7.0 and 7.5 over the past 100 years. It is bigger than the quake that struck Mexico in 1985, centered near the capital and resulting in around 10,000 deaths .
Kevin Anderson vs Pablo Carreno Busta
The 26-year-old Spaniard, seeded 12th, made the last-four in NY by defeating Argentine 29th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. He played his typical steady, if unspectacular, brand of tennis, earning two winners against just one unforced error.
Clemson notes: Clemson defense as advertised
Bryant returned to the game for Clemson football and led the offense to their first points with 48 seconds left in the first half. Clemson's defensive line was the key in their effort tonight as they sacked star quarterback Jarrett Stidham 11 times .
Court: EU states must take in refugees
Under the quota mechanism it should have accepted 652 people from Greece and 250 from Italy. Szijjarto said that the court decision puts at risk Europe's security and future.
Florida State QB Francois out for season
Less than a minute later, the Tide took back the ball again when Levi Wallace picked off Francois' pass at the FSU 42-yard line. On the same play that Florida State was called for pass interference, Alabama's sideline was hit with a delay of game penalty.
Moriya on heels of leader Lewis at Portland Classic
In a statement posted to Twitter, the 32-year-old said: "It has been so hard being away from home and my family the last week ". Lewis fired a bogey-free round yesterday, with eight birdies and no bogeys. "I feel like I have a solid game plan", she said.