Storm Surge Flooding exceeds all-time record in downtown Jacksonville. A storm surge of to above normally dry land posed an “imminent. This means the conditions will deteriorate rapidly from Naples to .
Hurricane Irma leaves path of destruction in Caribbean as it hits. Also, follow our live updates here or . But much damage has already been done, as Irma hit Florida as a. St Maarten, and that number will rise to some 5over the next two days.
Once the center of the storm passes, the storm surge will arrive,. Storm surge combined with waves can cause extensive damage. Irma, which is expected to hit the city around midnight Sunday.
Working with local emergency management professionals and FEMA, we will. That figure does not include church and ad hoc shelters. ABC News meteorologists are forecasting storm surges of feet in Tampa and Sarasota, and to feet from Fort Myers to Naples.
Pope Francis injured after hitting head against popemobile . In the Naples and Marco Island areas, the storm surge will be between. After striking the Keys in midmorning, the eye of the storm moved over Marco Islan south of Naples.
The worst of the storm surge hits southern Florida . Tampa, Fort Myers, Naples , Sarasota and Miami. People still think Katrina hit New Orleans, when in reality it hit the landmass . The city will feel serious effects from Irma. Forecasters issued storm surge warnings for the Keys and for Tampa Bay on. A massive storm surge was expected in Naples.
And the path of destruction looks like it will continue for several more days to come. The hurricane is due to hit Naples soon. A visualization of how storm surge works, and the damage it can do.
This includes Miami, Naples , Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, . Florida will see destructive winds, storm surge , heavy rain and isolated tornadoes. There were wind gusts of 1mph reported in Naples , according to. He said the storm is like Hurricane Andrew, which hit South Florida years ago. That city and nearby Naples , Florida, will endure some of the strongest.
The threat of catastrophic storm surge flooding is highest along the . Irma was packing 1mph sustained winds, the strongest storm to make landfall. President Trump would be touring the hardest hit parts of South Florida,.