Based on traffic reports from the Florida Highway Patrol and other estimates from county officials, Martin County Emergency Operations officials estimate that about 10,000 people remained in the Keys to ride out the storm but, because communications are cut off, but could not determine what kind of needs they have.
Based on traffic reports from the Florida Highway Patrol and other estimates from county officials, Martin County Emergency Operations officials estimate that about 10,000 people remained in the Keys to ride out the storm but, because communications are cut off, but could not determine what kind of needs they have. CHARLES TRAINOR JR ctrainor@miamiherald.com
Based on traffic reports from the Florida Highway Patrol and other estimates from county officials, Martin County Emergency Operations officials estimate that about 10,000 people remained in the Keys to ride out the storm but, because communications are cut off, but could not determine what kind of needs they have. CHARLES TRAINOR JR ctrainor@miamiherald.com

Too soon to know how bad Irma hit Keys, state emergency chief says

September 11, 2017 02:54 AM

UPDATED September 11, 2017 02:58 AM

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