Some 4.3 million homes and businesses were still without power on Wednesday in Florida and neighboring states, down from 7.4 million customers on Monday.
Tens of thousands of customers in southwest Florida and south Florida remain without electricity.
"I don't see hurricanes as necessarily the best piece of evidence to see that global warming is real", Vecchi said in his email. Sharief, the Broward County mayor, has said the number was closer to 45 percent of traffic signals there. A family of four was also being treated Friday near Miami for exposure to the unsafe fumes from a generator outside of their apartment. That patient was transported to a hospital, police said. "The tragic and senseless loss at Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center is the subject of a criminal homicide investigation by law enforcement".
North Carolina officials announced Friday that one person has died in the state as a result of Hurricane Irma.
State Senator Anitere Flores cahirs the Health and Human Services Appropriations Committee and said "There is no reason what so ever those individuals should have been in a home that hot for that many days".
The Charlotte Observer reports that several sections reopened Wednesday.
An Edneyville man died Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning, a Hendersonville County medical examiner said.
The 34-second recording shows a couple in a room at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, with a fan sitting on a nightstand, blowing air across the room and a window cracked open slightly. Several phone calls went to them, and they were all ignored.
The stench of dead fish and decaying seaweed permeated the air. The president's daughter tweeted about Hurricane Harvey again a few days later, writing, "As we pray for those affected by #HurricaneHarvey, let us also honor all of the courageous heroes and first responders".
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"I just feel that they were neglected and [the facility] didn't take care of what they needed to take care of". In fact, one lawsuit accuses the facility of using only 8 battery operated air conditioning devices for 81,000 square feet.
FEMA also said it had moved 3.8 million meals and 3.4 million liters of water to states in the Southeast that were affected by the storm.
The station reports that crop consultants estimate between 25 percent and 50 percent of the cotton yield is gone, as cotton is susceptible to high winds as it nears harvest. He saw little damage and offered few expressions of concern.
However, Black says the storm's rain could boost Georgia's peanut crop.
The state has also made urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of home deaths at a nursing home.
Trump, who was in and out of the state in about three hours, got an aerial view of the water-deluged homes along Florida's southwestern coast from his helicopter, then drove in his motorcade along streets lined with felled trees, darkened traffic lights and shuttered stores on his way to a mobile home community hit hard by the storm. Defede said. "Well, we're not sure and we're still trying to find out, but clearly the help did not come".
Saying the nursing home was responsible to provide its patients a safe environment but failed to do so, he indicated the facility never communicated to state authorities that there was any imminent threat to its patients' lives or safety. Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting for full power Thursday, a number that had dropped almost 20 from the previous day, according to the Florida Health Care Association.
But the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last month called it "premature" to conclude that human activities have had a detectable impact on Atlantic hurricane activity, although it added that global warming by the end of the century will probably make tropical storms more intense.
The group said it was working with officials to prioritise "the locations with the greatest need".