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Photo Gallery: Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in Florida

A truck drives through a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Key Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

It took less than 24 hours after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida for the storm to cause mass destruction.

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Southeast Florida
Southwest Florida
Hillsborough County
Central Florida

Southeast Florida

The first Florida area to be hit by Hurricane Irma, the Florida Keys, were not spared when she entered as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds on Sunday, Sept. 10. It weakened to a Category 2 by the time it hit Miami.

Waves crash against the Southernmost Point in Key West, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Hurricane Irma’s leading edge bent palm trees and spit rain as the storm swirled toward Florida on Saturday. (Rob O’Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP)
A truck drives through a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Key Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Floodwaters surround Gilbert’s Resort in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Key Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Flood waters rise around signs at the Haulover Marine Center at Haulover Park as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
The metal canopy at a gasoline station is shown after it was overturned by high winds brought on by Hurricane Irma, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Evacuees are moved to another building with more bathrooms while sheltering at Florida International University ahead of Hurricane Irma in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Linh Cao, second from right, and Huy Nguyen, right, enter a shelter at Florida International University with fellow students after being evacuated from their dorm ahead of Hurricane Irma in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Debris fills the tree-lined streets of a residential area, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A billboard is ripped apart by high winds along Interstate 95 Northbound as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A crane atop a high-rise under construction in downtown Miami collapsed Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The crane collapsed in a bayfront area filled with hotels and high-rise condo and office buildings, near AmericanAirlines Arena, according to a tweet from the City of Miami. (Gideon J. Ape via AP)
Recently planted palm trees lie strewn across the road as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Waves crash over a seawall from Biscayne Bay as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Heavy rains flood the streets in the Coconut Grove area in Miami on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, during Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
A car is parked on a flooded road as Hurricane Irma passes, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

 

Southwest Florida

Next on Irma’s path of destruction were places such as Naples, Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Estero, before making its second landfall on Marco Island. With maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, serious damage ensued.

A house surrounded by water as Hurricane Irma roared through Naples, Fla., on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
An American flag is torn as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A street is flooded as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
People tend to a car that flipped over on Cape Coral Parkway during Hurricane Irma, in Cape Coral, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
A man returns to his flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Mary Della Ratta, 94, sits in shelter after evacuating her home with the help of police last night ahead of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. “I’m afraid of what’s going to happen. I don’t know what I’ll find when I go home,” said Della Ratta whose husband passed away ten years ago. “I have nobody. I’m all alone in this world.” (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A car sits in a flooded parking lot outside the Germain Arena, which was used as an evacuation shelter for Hurricane Irma, which passed through yesterday, in Estero, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Evacuees stand in line to enter the Germain Arena, which is being used as a fallout shelter, in advance of Hurricane Irma, in Estero, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Evacuees fill Germain Arena, which is being used as a fallout shelter, in advance of Hurricane Irma, in Estero, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
A roof is strewn across a home’s lawn as Rick Freedman checks his neighbor’s damage from Hurricane Irma in Marco Island, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

 

Hillsborough County
Hurricane Irma then arrived in Hillsborough County weaker than initially expected, but still packing wind gusts of 100 mph.

Storm clouds associated with the outer bands of Hurricane Irma shroud the downtown skyline Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. Several parts of the Tampa Bay area are under a mandatory evacuation order for the approaching storm. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
A boat rests on its side in what is normally six feet of water in Old Tampa Bay, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. Hurricane Irma, and an unusual low tide pushed water out into the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
People walk out on what is normally four feet of water in Old Tampa Bay, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 in Tampa, Fla. Hurricane Irma and an unusual low tide pushed water out almost hundreds of yards. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
People walk out on what is normally four feet of water in Old Tampa Bay, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 in Tampa, Fla. Hurricane Irma and an unusual low tide pushed water out almost hundreds of yards. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

 

Central Florida

Soon after, Hurricane Irma hit places in Central Florida like Osceola, Polk and Brevard County as a Category 1 storm. They were left flooded and with debris-filled streets.

Kissimmee residents Robert Gonzalez, his wife Maria and son David, 10, survey the flooded Town & Country Drive in front of their home in Kissimmee, Fla., on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
The entrance to the Magic Kingdom at Disney World is empty as the theme park was closed because of Hurricane Irma approaching the central Florida area, Sept. 10, 2017, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Other tourists attractions including Universal Studios and Sea World were also closed and planned to reopen Tuesday. (Photo: John Raoux, AP)
A sinking boat is surrounded by debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma at Sundance Marine in Palm Shores, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
A man walks by damage from Hurricane Irma at Sundance Marine in Palm Shores, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Motorists turn around after a levee from a phosphate plant ruptured from rain and wind associated with Hurricane Irma on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Homeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

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