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Florida Keys damage

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All drivers entering Key West are again being greeted by a large painted sign welcoming them to "Paradise USA."

Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore.

WLRN News and its partners have reporters on the ground throughout the islands. We will be posting their updates as they come in.