Did you have any noteworthy experiences with Hurricane Irma?

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Did you have any noteworthy experiences with Hurricane Irma?
This is my hometown in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The flooding we have experienced does not compare to the recent flooding in Texas, but this isn't insignificant, either. My family has been without power from the electric authority for 24 hours and we have been managing with a back up generator. It is interesting that we never lost our internet and cable connection. Our house was almost entirely surrounded by standing water earlier today but much of that has been absorbed or drained away. Many businesses were closed last Friday so that employees could evacuate or prepare for the storm. Most businesses and schools were closed Monday and will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of widespread power outages and impassable streets.

We did not sustain a direct strike by this storm. The eye passed about 90-100 miles to the west of us. (The last direct strike by a hurricane in Jacksonville occurred in 1964.) Once again, we are blessed that our damage was relatively minor and this is but an inconvenience in our lives. Compare this to the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, which killed between 6,000 and 12,000!
Did you have any noteworthy experiences with Hurricane Irma?
God has been good to us!

@beautifulangel76, @PunkinPie, @Ccmama, @Iron_Man, @Hispanic-Cool-Guy. . . how did you or your families fare with this storm?
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Did you have any noteworthy experiences with Hurricane Irma?
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