The hurricane which impacted almost whole state is nearly done with Florida. According to the National Hurricane center’s latest updates, the storm is approaching the Florida-Georgia border.
The National Hurricane center said, “Irma continues to weaken while moving over extreme northern Florida.”
72% of Miami does not have power
According to Tomas Regalado (Miami’s Mayor), almost 72% of the city does not have power. However, officials already have a recovery plan in place. The most concerning issue is related to road conditions. “Thousands of trees are down,” said Regalado.
Marco Island: formerly and afterward
Yesterday Marco Island became Irma’s second landfall as a Category 3 hurricane, distressing the area. Ginny Reimann who lives on South Bahama said that no one is permitted on or off the island though the storm surge is down.
Record storm surge starting in Jacksonville
Since Irma moves out of Florida, perhaps historic flooding is happening in Jacksonville. A storm surge is flooding the city. Starting from last night the winds have been coming onshore and there is a flash flood emergency in the city.