Irma is wreaking havoc on plane ticket prices

Most flights in and out of ILM on Monday have been cancelled

Most flights in and out of ILM on Monday have been cancelled. Vince Winkel WHQR

"Hurricane Irma is expected to bring to the Atlanta hub strong crosswinds that exceed operating limits on select mainline and regional aircraft", Delta said on Monday. "You've got to get out".

Stay tuned to CBS46 for the latest details as it relates to Irma. The storm's violent gusts destroyed the instrument used to measure wind strength, Cuba's meteorological agency reported.

Even before hitting Cuba, Irma had proven catastrophic, killing 24 people this week in the Caribbean and leaving entire islands in ruins.

Data provider CoreLogic estimated Irma's winds could damage 8.5 million residential and commercial properties in the state, while the storm surge could damage 3.5 million properties.

John Ward, the emergency operations manager of Clay County, says crews have pulled 46 people from flooded homes by early Monday and an undetermined number are still stranded as the area's creeks and ponds are getting record flooding.

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- President Donald Trump tweeted links for Florida residents looking for information. Hurricane warnings were still in effect Saturday for parts of central Cuba. Irma has already torn through the USA and British Virgin Islands, Barbuda, St. Martin, and Cuba.

"Our team of meteorologists at the American Airlines integrated operations center in Fort Worth, Texas, continue to closely monitor the track of this storm", according to a company statement.

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And gas shortages are happening statewide.

"I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this one will miss us as well". That stands for Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach as well.

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Over the past couple of days, people searching for any remaining flights out of Southern Florida airports have been posting screenshots to Twitter of their highly inflated potential itineraries.

Videos of the storm's destruction appeared across the internet on Wednesday, showing how much the storm damaged St. Martin with its 185 miles per hour winds.

State law prohibits extreme increases in the price of essential commodities, such as food, water, hotels, ice, gasoline, lumber and equipment, needed as a direct result of an officially declared emergency.

Some areas of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina are also at risk. Shopkeepers had boarded up storefronts with metal shutters or plywood, some bearing scrawled messages like "You don't scare us Irma".

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