Trump is shutting down three South Florida resorts ahead of Irma

Drivers are failing to stop at intersections where traffic lights aren't functioning

Drivers are failing to stop at intersections where traffic lights aren't functioning

About 125,000 Palm Beach residents are being told to leave starting Friday at 10 a.m., according to the Sun Sentinel.

U.S. Route 1 is a north-south highway on the mainland, about a mile from Mar-a-Lago. Representatives from the Miami, West Palm Beach, and Palm Beach properties did not immediately return ABC News' request for comment, and the general manager of the Jupiter property declined to comment.

Saturday afternoon, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long warned that millions of Florida residents could be without power after the storm blows through, in some cases for weeks. The direct effects of Irma will hit the area late Sunday night or Monday morning.

"It is as very strong storm".

Repairs to Mr Trump's Le Chateau des Palmiers property will cost a significant amount - likely covered by insurance - but this is not the first time he has claimed for damages caused by the weather.

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It's important not to focus on the center of the forecast cone.

Police remind motorists to use caution and treat intersections without functioning traffic lights as four-way stops
Police remind motorists to use caution and treat intersections without functioning traffic lights as four-way stops

"As Hurricane Irma approaches, my Administration is working closely with our state and local partners to help save lives, protect families, and assist those in need".

Hurricane Irma retained its 130 miles per hour strength early Sunday afternoon as its eye crossed the Florida Keys and headed toward the Gulf coast, where Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa rushed preparations for the Category 4 storm's arrival.

The West Palm Beach EOC is partially activated.

"There may be some small areas that will experience complete destruction", he said. "Do not think the storm is over when the wind slows down". The photo has more than 4,000 reactions and over 2,000 shares.

If you're in the Miami area, Highland Oaks is still accepting pets. If it creeps up much higher than that, then the damage could be far greater.

"They are left in a yard, in a pen they can not escape from or tethered to trees or poles", Diane Suave, director of Animal Care and Control, told WPTV.

"Just get out of its way", he said.

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