The state's emergency management officials said the storm cut power to more than 6.5 million account holders across the state as of Monday afternoon.
"If Tampa stays on the east side of the eye, we expect the storm surge to be worse than if the eye moves inland and the west side of the storm hits it", he said.
The storm was earlier pummelling the area around the city of Fort Myers.
Hurricane force winds are expected to continue this morning across south Florida as Irma moves northward.
He pointed out that there are downed power lines and impassable roads throughout the state.
With wind speeds expected to increase to 30 to 40 miles per hour overnight and power outages likely to grow in the city, Reed urged residents to "store trash cans, outside materials and equipment" indoors.
Once a major Category 4 hurricane following in the path of its bigger sister, Irma, Jose is now a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour.
The NHC said the storm "is still life-threatening with risky storm surge, wind and heavy rains".
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"It was purchased using Rs 1.2 crore involved in money laundering in the year 2008-09", the ED alleged. He also accused the Bihar Chief Minister to be the biggest socially corrupt leader in the country.
FPL's Chief Executive Eric Silagy told the LA Times the storm had caused the most damage the company had ever seen in its history.
President Donald Trump has signed a disaster declaration that should speed federal funding to damaged areas in Florida.
Irma has already devastated parts of the Caribbean, killing at least 28 people. People are starting to lose their power now. Tornadoes are possible in northeast Florida, and southeastern portions of Georgia and SC through tonight.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Sunday night issued a mandatory evacuation for some barrier islands, CNN reported.
'Potential impacts from the main surge event are also now unfolding across coastal Miami-Dade County, ' the National Weather Service said in a flash bulletin on Sunday.
State government offices are closed, as are public schools and state college and universities.
This is the first year on record that the continental United States has had two Category 4 hurricane landfalls in the same year.
St. Martin and St. Barts also escaped further damage from Jose, which reached Category 4 status at it veered north toward the mid-Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center.
It just feels unusual that the Dodgers have come to China Basin on a 10-game losing streak and a run of 14 losses in 15 games. There would be nothing worse for the Giants than if the Dodgers won the World Series this, or in any other season.
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera on Sunday urged tougher sanctions including curbing oil supplies to North Korea. Dr Petrov, a leading expert on the secretive country, said Pyongyang wanted the world to treat it as a nuclear power.
Several Americans interviewed by ABC News upon their arrival in San Juan, Puerto Rico described a desperate situation on St. Martin during and after the storm. "Going to the airport without such plans could endanger the safety of USA citizens".
When asked whether he thought that was likely to happen on Strictly Come Dancing , he said: "I hope so, I really hope so". The BBC last week said there were now "no plans" to involve same sex pairings on Strictly at the moment.
The US has accused North Korea of "begging for war" and repeatedly urged China to step up pressure against its neighbor. The US and its allies have been calling for stern measures against North Korea since the September 3 nuclear test.
The school and its vicinity has been witness to violent protests by angry parents ever since the murder came to light. The management of the school has chose to keep all campuses of the school in the city closed till Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds remain the most unsafe and severe possible impact from this storm, experts say. As Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida this past weekend, the weather in Kansas City remained mild and calm.
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Authorities were set to begin house-to-house searches in the Keys to check on victims. "That really scared us", he said. Alabama's Emergency Management Agency said wind gusts at 9 a.m. were 40 miles per hour in southern Alabamba and Gov.
The battle over who owns the rights to a monkey's selfies has raged for years, but it's coming to a quiet end. Mr Slater, of Chepstow, said he put in a lot of effort which was more than enough for him to claim copyright.
That's the route The Chainsmokers are taking after their dog eating comments about China ignited mass social media outrage. In the now-deleted video , the interviewer asks Chainsmokers member Alex Pall if he brings his dog on tours with him.
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The hurricane's wrath in the Sunshine State extended the full length of the state and reached from the west coast to the east. East of Tampa, winds knocked a utility pole and power lines onto a sheriff's cruiser late Sunday in Polk County.
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The study also wasn't a controlled experiment created to prove how or whether sedentary time directly causes premature death. The higher average in his own study is likely "due to the fact we studied a middle- and older-aged population", Diaz wrote.
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In response, US, South Korea and Japan want the UN Security Council to implement stronger measures against North Korea . Meaningful talks with North Korea can start only once a true balance of power has been achieved.
Irma Knocks Out Power To About 5.8 Million
The hurricane's wrath in the Sunshine State extended the full length of the state and reached from the west coast to the east. More than 4.4 million customers of the state's two largest utilities may lose power, according to company forecasts Saturday.
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Chelsea's most threatening opponents will no doubt be Atletico Madrid as both sides will be battling it out to win the group. "The internationals have also broken the back of the ban and it's always an honour to play for England anyway".
Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma
Its customers are concentrated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. "Our nuclear plants are absolutely safe". The company's system will need to be rebuilt, particularly in the western part of the state, Gould said.