Where are the upper keys now, six months after Irma?


On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane at Cudjoe Key, causing billions of dollars of damage throughout the keys. She will never be forgotten. Six months later, her rampage is starkly evident in the upper keys. Don Duchane, an Islamorada resident of 25 years, rode out the storm in a friends hurricane fortified home and states, “Never again!  I stayed for Charlie, Gordon, Wilma, and Katrina but I will never stay for another Cat 4, and probably not a Cat 3”.  He recalls those hours as the scariest in his life.  “I thought I was going to die”. Continue reading “Where are the upper keys now, six months after Irma?”