The first one was over the Florida Keys, which Irma hit as a Category 4 hurricane. Gov. Rick Scott requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump "to help bring important federal resources and aid to Florida" once Irma passes, he said.
Power outages from Hurricane Irma dropped to over 6.6 million in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama by late Tuesday morning from nearly 6.8 million earlier in the day, according to local utilities.
The NHC said late Monday afternoon that the storm is "expected to continue weakening as it meanders far northeast of the Bahamas for the next couple of days".
It was still risky, with high winds reaching up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) per hour, heavy downpours and tornado threats in Georgia's southwestern region, according to the National Hurricane Center.
"The greatest hazard at this point is the storm surge", he said.
"What happened was the storm continued - after interacting with Cuba - to move west-northwest", Jones said. It can cause "extreme flooding in coastal areas particularly when storm surge coincides with normal high tide", according to the National Hurricane Center.
The governor said he was directing the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to activate the state's emergency operations plan due to the potential for dangers associated with excessive rainfall, strong winds, flooding, fallen trees and road closures. "We'll have to wait and see" where to go once damage reports come in, Stone said.
The storm has also been blamed for one death in Florida.
Meanwhile, in Florida, officials were telling people to prepare to hunker down for at least 12 hours once Irma makes landfall. City officials asked residents to limit flushing and be aware sewage could back up into their homes.
The two cases near Guelph were "classic" cases where they experienced a fever and went to see a doctor. During 2002, the state documented its first human infections and 52 cases were reported that year.
The NHC expects a full six days of movement, with Hurricane Jose already 300 miles away from its current location. The center's official forecast finds Jose just over 400 miles from Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday morning.
Auburn's bruising back, Kamryn Pettway , a non-factor previous year against Clemson , earned every tough yard he gained Saturday. ESPN's College Gameday weighed in on the top-15 showdown between Clemson and Auburn in Death Valley tonight (7 p.m., ESPN).
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