Officials say Irma demolished the tiny island of Barbuda before skirting Puerto Rico on Wednesday night — with its destructive path expected to graze the Dominican Republic before targeting the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos on Friday.
It's an image that has become an iconic symbol of resilience in the face of the destruction of Hurricane Harvey, showing the selflessness of rescue workers amidst the catastrophe of the storm.
The last Category 2 storm to hit Texas was Hurricane Ike in 2008. The last Category 3 storm to pummel the U.S. was Hurricane Wilma, which struck Florida in 2005.
Though many of Georgia's coastal communities took a harder hit during Hurricane Matthew last year, officials assessing the damage of Tropical Storm Irma say it carved a devastating path across Jekyll Island.
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens reported Thursday that insured losses from Hurricane Irma in the state of Georgia exceeds $300 million, after more than 50,000 property related insurance claims had been reported.
A team of Hamilton County 911 dispatchers returned from Naples, Florida on Sunday after spending seven days there answering calls for help in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
For about two weeks the middle and high school students at East Hamilton School have been collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims.
Georgia's agricultural leaders say Irma's path through the state has left pecan and cotton crops vulnerable, but could signal a boon for another signature state crop.
Officials say people from out of state who expect to be in Tennessee for an extended period because of damage to their homes or workplaces by Hurricane Irma can file for unemployment insurance.
The "Hand in Hand" telethon will originate from Los Angeles but also will feature stages in New York and Nashville, Tennessee. Beyonce, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey, Drake, Leonardo DiCaprio and Justin Timberlake are among the stars scheduled to participate.
Remnants from Irma slammed the Tennessee Valley; one of the areas hit hardest was Signal Mountain. Some roads were closed Tuesday as crews worked to clean up a big mess.
Unsure if then Hurricane Irma would hit his home on the east coast of Florida, David Games and his family hit the road. Games evacuated to the Atlanta area on Thursday to stay with family.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Tuesday that Hurricane Irma evacuees staying in Tennessee may be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Worried relatives, generous volunteers, frantic neighbors, even medical providers are turning to social media now that Hurricane Irma wiped out electricity and cell service to communities across Florida, cutting off most contact with remote islands in the Keys.
A man in his 50s was killed after a tree fell into his home in Sandy Springs. Multiple trees were snapped and power lines downed as strong winds from Tropical Storm Irma blew through the metro area Monday.
A Chattanooga couple is safe in Puerto Rico after being evacuated by a U.S. military plane from the hurricane-damaged French Caribbean island of St. Martin over the weekend.
The Red Cross encourages anyone coming to an emergency shelter to bring personal items for each member of their family: prescription and emergency medications extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and important documents.
Georgia authorities told 540,000 residents to leave the coast and South Carolina ordered nearly 45,000 people to evacuate as Irma was expected to arrive Monday.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal acting on a recommendation from the Emergency Operations Command, he has expanded the state of emergency to include an additional 65 counties.
A Saint Martin woman is preparing for her first Ironman World Championship, while her family is recovering from the damage of Hurricane Irma.