Southern Illinois residents with property interest in Florida may just have to wait a bit longer to find out whether a roof is still on their timeshare.
Law enforcement officials around the state had issued curfews through Tuesday, and some are still recommending that people stay in place.
Bryan Koon, the state’s director of Emergency Management, said late Sunday that “we don’t have a comprehensive insight into what the damage is.”
Brevard County Sheriffs on Monday morning were asking residents to remain indoors, and announced “do not expect to be able to access the barrier island and coastal cities” on its Facebook page.
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More than 85 percent of that county is without power on Monday morning, second only to rural Hardee County, home of Sweetwater and east of Bradenton, Florida.
The Florida Panhandle, which had feared a straight-on attack of a Category 3 storm, seems to have emerged with some downed trees but no widespread power outages, other than Santa Rosa County.
About 70 percent of that county’s residents were without power, while neighboring Escambia and Okaloosa both had no power outages.