Central Florida schools reopen week after Hurricane Irma

Florida's insured losses from Irma total nearly $2 billion to date

Florida's insured losses from Irma total nearly $2 billion to date

HCI's captive reinsurance subsidiary, Claddaugh Casualty Insurance Company, which participates in the Homeowners Choice reinsurance program, estimates a loss of $34 million from Hurricane Irma which is the full extent of the coverage it provided to Homeowners Choice.

Officials on the ground say it could take at least one week before the Keys is reconnected with that world.

For days, evacuees from the Lower and Middle Keys were turned away from a checkpoint state authorities set up near mile marker 74 on the Overseas Highway.

Would the outcomes have been different if Irma had caused the storm surge once anticipated in our region?

The association has called an industry-wide meeting for Friday in Tallahassee to discuss issues like how to pay for the generators, how to store the gasoline to power them and whether the guidelines of the order can be met in 60 days. I watched and listened to winds swirl from my perch in Miami and found myself in awe of the storm's raw power.

The federal program paid out $623 million in claims from Hurricane Matthew past year in Florida and other states, with individual claims averaging $38,305, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has already reported nearly $2 billion of insurance claims filed from hurricane Irma, with more than 335,000 claims filed and just 4.5% closed to date.

Officials in Monroe County opened up US 1 on Saturday all the way south to Marathon for residents, business owners, disaster workers and supply trucks. "My sister got a phone call from her friend and said, 'If you don't need to, don't come home".

Further South, Key West's iconic Southermost Point buoy remains, though it looks like part of it was sandblasted by the hurricane.

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More than a week later, Governor Rick Scott returned to Collier County.

Coxe is also using Facebook to help business owners get back on their feet.

Ossman, who had been with the Florida Department of Corrections for 21 years, also was killed in the crash, which remains under investigation.

"You don't see it from the street like you see it from the air".

Absent is Monroe, where recovery efforts continue with ongoing door-to-door checks in the Keys.

That number doesn't include eight deaths reported Wednesday at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, after it lost a transformer that powers the air conditioning.

A state spokesperson said the canoe is still being evaluated, but they've already noticed square nails, remnants of paint chips and the fact that it was likely buried and unexposed to the elements in the river.

"We want as many minds around the table as possible", Knapp said.

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