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Florida's Orange Groves Have Drowned

"We're in desperate need of state and federal assistance," said a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Citrus.

A Student Captured A Stranger Playing His Sax In Irma's Wreckage And His Daughters Found The Video

A student driving through a storm-ravaged neighborhood in the US Virgin Islands captured a stranger playing his sax in the middle of the destruction, and what happened next will give you some feels.

A Key West Dive Bar Closed For The Hurricane, But Let 500 People In To Phone Loved Ones

"It’s always their mother’s number that they remember."

Immigrants In This Florida Town Fear They Will Be Overlooked After Hurricane Irma

Immokalee, an agricultural hub in Southwest Florida, was devastated by the storm. Now residents wonder if anyone will help them rebuild.

A 14th Person Has Died After Being Evacuated From A Sweltering Florida Nursing Home Hit By Irma

A criminal investigation is underway, as nursing home administrators and state officials attempt to assign blame for what went wrong at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills.

Here's What The Florida Keys Look Like In The Wake Of Irma

Days after the hurricane hit south Florida, the hard-hit Keys are in a "humanitarian crisis," according to officials.

This Is How Millions Of Floridians Are Coping Without Electricity

"You lose power in Florida, it takes forever to get it back.”

People Are Thirsting Hard Over These Hot Florida Cops Rescuing People From Hurricane Irma

"We can confirm that Officer Rengering (far right with the amazing hair) IS SINGLE." This post has been updated.

These 16 Touching Moments From Irma Will Remind You That People Can Be So Sweet

Here are a few moments that show just how sweet people have been amid the destruction of the storm.

These Florida Families Were Desperate For A Place To Stay During Irma. So Strangers Took Them In.

With nowhere to turn, these families evacuating Irma trusted in the kindness of strangers.

These Employees Worked Through Hurricanes For Minimum Wage

Through hurricanes Harvey and Irma, despite risks, workers prepared food, manned cash registers, and cleaned hotels for the country’s lowest legal pay.

Picking Up The Pieces In Florida After Irma's Devastation

After the storm finally clears, people returned home to inspect the wreckage.

In Everglades City, Uninsured Residents Don't Know How They Will Rebuild After Irma

In Everglades City, one of the south Florida towns hit hardest by Hurricane Irma, residents still lack running water, electricity, and sewage services.

Naples Assesses The Wreckage Of Hurricane Irma's Wrath

“I’ve been wanting to move that tree, but God moved it for me.”

“It’s Like A Bomb Went Off": What Life Is Like On The US Virgin Islands After Hurricane Irma

On the islands of St. John and St. Thomas, residents say they are stranded with scarce food, fuel, and security and are in desperate need of help.

Here's What The Devastation Left Behind By Hurricane Irma Looks Like From Space

The destruction from the hurricane was so widespread, it was visible from satellites orbiting hundreds of miles above the Earth.

Here’s Why Hurricane Irma’s Flooding Predictions Were Off

The surge of high water from Hurricane Irma was surprisingly low in some places, like Tampa Bay, and surprisingly high in others, like Jacksonville. Predicting surge is a tricky new science.

Here's How Bad The Flooding Is In The Southeast And Caribbean After Hurricane Irma

The deadly storm left a trail of flooding and destruction from Cuba to the Carolinas.

As Hurricane Irma Ripped Through Florida, This Movie About Poverty In The State Played On

“There are these areas of the tourist capital of the world that are blighted and we don’t even know it.”

Florida Keys Residents Demand To Get Back Home As Officials Call The Islands A "Humanitarian Crisis"

It could be weeks before residents who abandoned their homes following the mandatory evacuation are allowed back.

Jacksonville Besieged By Record Flooding In The Wake Of Irma

Record flooding besieged the Florida city on Monday, forcing the closure of bridges as officials struggled to reach entire neighborhoods underwater.

People Are Sharing Photoshopped Pics Of Sharks As A Tribute To Hurricane Shark

The same photoshopped shark has been showing up during hurricanes for years.

Floridians Have Really Maintained Their Sense Of Humor During Hurricane Irma

Irma is no joke, but Floridians can always have a good time.

This New York City Rescue Team Held A Moving Tribute For 9/11 Victims While Doing Hurricane Relief

The specialized search and rescue team, consisting of New York City police officers and firefighters, are in Puerto Rico to help with rescue efforts after Hurricane Irma.

Here's What It Was Like To Ride Out Hurricane Irma In A Miami Hotel

Two BuzzFeed News reporters hunked down for Hurricane Irma in a hotel near the Miami airport.

As Irma Hit Naples, Shelters Were Running Out Of Room, Food, And Power

Emergency shelters in Naples, along Florida's West Coast, were set up so quickly some lacked beds or cots, and evacuees were expected to bring their own water.

Butterflies Were Tenderly Saved Before Hurricane Irma Hit

Employees at the Florida Museum of Natural History caught butterflies in nets and rescued them before Hurricane Irma slammed into Gainesville.

Here's What It Looks Like To Be Stuck In A Miami Hotel During Hurricane Irma

Stranded travelers, emergency workers, and lots of waiting.

Trump's Social Media Director Is Sharing Fake News About Irma With The President

Dan Scavino was absolutely roasted for his blunder on Twitter.

These Photos Show How Hard Hurricane Irma Hit Florida

Hurricane Irma continues on its destructive path after making landfall twice in Florida on Sunday morning.

As Hurricane Irma Devastates, Walkie Talkie App Zello Adds 6 Million Users In A Week

Zello, used heavily for Harvey search and rescue, is now the top free app on the iOS App Store.

They Thought They Were Safer On Florida's West Coast, But Irma Is On Its Way

"Everyone was like, ‘Oh, thank god,' and now it’s like, 'Holy crap, this is going to hit right where we’re staying."

These Maps Show Where Irma's Storm Surge May Hit Hardest

Experimental federal maps project where higher storm surge waters — as high as 15 feet in some places — are now predicted for Florida's coast.

Irma Leaves Millions Without Power As Communities Grapple With Devastation

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Here's How Zoo Animals Are Hunkering Down Ahead Of Irma

Even SeaWorld is battening down for the onslaught of the ocean storm.

Miami Residents Are Cautiously Optimistic About Hurricane Irma's Changing Path

“If it comes this way it would be much more catastrophic."

Some College Students Say They Have Nowhere To Go As Irma Bears Down On Florida

"Evacuating is not as easy as it seems because of backed-up highways and sold out plane tickets," one student said.

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