Irma's initial forecasts kept the storm in the Atlantic. At least 35 people were killed in the Caribbean. "Right now, the timing looks like we'll start to see sustained winds as high as 25 to 30 miles per hour with wind gusts of 45 miles per hour right after 3 p.m". "This is why we ask people to leave".
The huge storm system is dumping heavy rain on parts of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama - with MS and Tennessee to follow.
Irma has weakened and is now moving north.
"The main impact we are looking at are the higher winds especially in the higher elevations like Fort Payne", Chase said.
Irma killed 43 people in the Caribbean and at least 11 in Florida, Georgia and SC. Heavy rainfall is also expected in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Kentucky, while overloaded rivers are likely to continue flooding across much of Florida, as well as in Georgia and eastern Alabama.
"This is likely to be one of the largest and most complex power restoration efforts in US history", said Tom Kuhn, president of the Edison Electric Institute, an industry trade group.
The bay was full of water again by 10 a.m. Monday.
Crews with Florida Power & Light Co. were working with local emergency-operations centers to prioritize getting power back to critical services such as nursing homes, hospitals, police stations and water-treatment facilities, an FPL spokesmansaid.
The Keys are cut off from the mainland, as the 42 bridges that link them are being assessed for damage. "We have enough gasoline to get out of the auto to run the generator probably for several days, but without power, we'll be in a little trouble". "And the emotional connection people feel to the island and to our resort in particular is one that I've never seen at any other property I've worked at".
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A tropical storm warning was issued for the first time ever in Atlanta, and school was canceled in communities around the state.
Marg Gagliostro, hurricane survivor, "it was surreal just looked like a war zone walking down here with all the palm trees down and other trees snapped just like toothpicks", the Gagliostro family rode out Hurricane Irma from their fourth floor condo.
Florida Light and Power has been called for several days to fix the issue, but crews have not yet been able to come to the home. Aerial footage showed patients sitting outside in wheelchairs and others being taken out of the facility on stretchers.
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A high-ranking Kurdish official told the Reuters news agency the parliamentary vote was non-binding and would not affect the vote. A Kurdish delegation met officials in Baghdad for a first round of talks in August concerning the referendum.
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Hurricane Jose , around 1,000 miles to the east, is following a similar path and could hit the same islands in the coming days. People cover the windows of their property ahead of Hurricane Katia, in Vega de Alatorre, Mexico September 8, 2017.
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Pakistan has repeatedly faced criticism that it is sheltering militants who planned or carried out attacks inside Afghanistan. He also said Pakistan's 70-year relationship with the United States should not be defined by Afghanistan alone.
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Florida allows some to return home
About a third of Florida's population (about 6.5 million people) were ordered to evacuate their homes ahead of the storm. Another man, in his 50s, was killed just outside Atlanta when a tree fell on his house, Sandy Springs police Sgt.
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