Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday as it made its way inland.
Statewide, the storm knocked out power to more than 6.2 million homes and businesses and was blamed on at least six deaths, including a law enforcement officer.
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Miami International says it is assessing water damage and that no passenger flights are scheduled for Monday. Fort Lauderdale airport is also closed Monday but says it anticipates opening at 4 a.m. Tuesday. Orlando International is closed Monday. Travelers are urged to contact airlines and to confirm seats and flight times before arriving at any Florida airports.
More than 3,800 U.S. flights scheduled for Monday were canceled by late morning — and more than 9,000 since Saturday — according to tracking service FlightAware.
Disruptions have spread beyond Florida. Delta Air Lines is canceling 900 flights Monday, including many at its Atlanta hub because of high winds. American is canceling 300 flights in Charlotte, North Carolina, due to wind.
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The CenturyLink Sports Complex and Hammond Field in Fort Myers sustained some damage from the storm. Dugouts are flooded and trees fell around the complex. Ben Hemmen, Fort Myers Miracle COO, told the News-Press that the team is offering the stadium complex as a staging area for the recovery efforts.
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Buildings were knocked loose from their foundations and boats were tossed onto high ground.
Downed trees and power lines made movement difficult and hazardous.
Police evacuated homes rescuing more than 3 dozen people from the surging sea.
The city dodged a direct hit and was dealing with a storm surge and floating debris.
The city got socked with a foot of rain and a 7-foot storm surge. Drone footage posted on Youtube showed widespread flooding, structural damage and missing rooftops.
Storm water breached the canals leading to widespread, deep flooding and power outages for more than half a million people.
Disney World escaped major damage but emergency personnel rescued two dozen people from on waterlogged area of the city.
The Associated Press, USA Today, Sun-Sentinel, Fort Myers News-Press and CBS television contributed information for this report.