Here are some of the records Hurricane Irma blew away

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Officials said that most of Florida Keys remains without power, fuel or electricity and that all three of the islands' hospitals are closed. Now, evacuated Floridians are sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic to head home and face monumental cleanups throughout the state.

Occasional gusts between 40 and 60 miles per hour will be felt across eastern Tennessee, northern Alabama and Georgia, including the cities of Atlanta; Knoxville, Tennessee; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; and Augusta, South Carolina.

Two days after the storm roared into the Keys with 130mph winds, the full extent of the destruction is still a question mark because communications and access are cut off in many areas. In the Keys, though, he said "there is devastation".

The storm was downgraded as it moved north towards Atlanta, Georgia, with maximum sustained winds of 35mph (56km/h), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in a statement. On the right is what the VIIRS instrument saw around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 12.

"Details are still being finalized, we hope to have some of that ironed out later today", Sanders said.

The storm claimed its first known USA fatality over the weekend in the Keys - a man was found dead in a lorry that had crashed into a tree in high winds.

In Jacksonville, Mayor Lenny Curry said 356 people had to be rescued amid record-high storm surges and flooding, the Florida Times-Union reported.

First Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Charley in 2004 and was the first major hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Wilma in 2005.

"It's going to take, frankly, a long time to restore", Rivals said.

A stunning 13 million Florida residents were without electricity - two-thirds of the state's residents - as sweltering heat returned across the peninsula following the storm.

Residents in northern Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and SC should anticipate severe impacts from Irma.

Footage from the Grassy Key island shot by United States broadcaster NBC showed downed power lines, felled trees, and streets strewn with debris and vehicles.

At least 40 people were killed after Irma's destructive trek across the Caribbean and the U.S.

"They told me there is definitely water in the downstairs apartment, which is me", said Keeney, a concierge at the Hyatt in Key West.

Most traffic lights in Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, were not functioning on Monday morning, and sand, blown from the county's beaches, covered the A1A highway.

At least 10 deaths in the Southeast are now blamed on Irma, including people hit by falling trees or tree limbs. The second victim was a woman who was killed after a downed tree struck her vehicle.

Around the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, where Irma rolled through early Monday, damage appeared modest.

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