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Hurricane Irma Faces Off With Florida

People hunkered down across the state as Irma pounded its way up the peninsula, leaving a trail of debris and blackouts.

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A boat flounders at the Haulover Marine Center in Haulover Park in North Miami Beach on Sept. 10, 2017.

Related: Hurricane Irma Assaults Florida Gulf Coast

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The Blinckman family use their personal devices while sheltering in a stairwell utility closet as Hurricane Irma goes over Key West on Sept. 10.

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A homeless man takes shelter at a bus stop in Miami Beach on Sept. 10.

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Military equipment sits in the parking lot of Tampa's Raymond James stadium ahead of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10.

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Larry Mawer goes for a swim on a deserted beach in Bonita Springs as Hurricane Irma arrives into southwest Florida on Sept.10.

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An American flag is torn as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples on Sept. 10.

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Sailboats moored near Watson Island ride out the winds and waves as Hurricane Irma moves through Miami Beach on Sept. 10.

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People walk out onto what is normally four feet of water in Old Tampa Bay on Sept. 10. Hurricane Irma and an unusual low tide pushed water out over 100 yards.

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Rough surf surrounds Boynton Beach.

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The Tampa skyline is seen in the background as local residents Rony Ordonez, left, Jean Dejesus and Henry Gallego take photographs after walking into Hillsborough Bay while awaiting the hurricane's arrival in Tampa on Sept. 10.

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Recently planted palm trees lie strewn across the road in Miami Beach on Sept. 10.

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Water rises up to a sidewalk by the Miami river in Downtown Miami on Sept. 10.

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People battle high winds and rain to take in the sights along the Miami River which is flooding as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept.10.

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Pieces of a crane tower dangle after it collapsed from the hurricane winds in Miami on Sept. 10.

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The Miami Police Department places a Cuban "cafetera" on a makeshift burner in Miami as officers prepare for the arrival of the hurricane on Sept. 9. The police department tweeted this photo late on Saturday, showing that, like the rest of Miami, they remembered to pack the essential hurricane survival pack item: Cuban coffee, also known as cafecito.

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Trees blow in front of the Miami skyline as the outer-bands of Hurricane Irma arrive on Sept. 9.

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A duck crosses the street during a squall at the Sunshine Village mobile home community in Davie on Sept. 9, ahead of the arrival of the storm.

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Residents of Sunshine City mobile home community in Plantation leave spray-painted messages on their trailers on Sept. 9, ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irma. Despite a mandatory evacuation order for people living in mobile homes, many residents decided to stay put during the hurricane after hearing the unprecedented storm had steered west.

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Funky Matas skateboards along South Beach as the effects of Hurricane Irma are start to be felt on Sept. 9.

Related: Hurricane Irma Carves Path of Destruction in Caribbean 

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