Corrie Salmon, left, and her father, Cory Salmon, at Vanderbilt Beach the day of Hurricane Irma. The Category 5 hurricane caused the water to recede further into the ocean as it began up the Gulf coast of Florida.


Many people visited Vanderbilt Beach in north Naples hours before Irma hit.

A family's supplies sit outside of Gulf Coast High School, a hurricane shelter.


The wait to enter some shelters was upwards of 3 hours.


Deputy Dan Rogers opened a door to the shelter while the lights were temporarily off.

A boarded up house in Naples Park.

A woman is denied entrance to a shelter.


Debris flies in Irma's 120 miles-per-hour winds.


A resident of Marco Island, where the eye made first landfall in Florida, fled to Naples for the storm.


A man removed debris on Airport-Pulling Road after the eye of Hurricane Irma passed in Naples.


Tail lights reflect in the debris from the storm.

A high chair underwater in a flooded neighborhood.

A Chevy took the impact of a felled tree.


Pedro Mendez jumps into the flooded Imperial River after Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs


Birds fly over a field flooded by Hurricane Irma.


Hunter Londy sits atop Andy Vo's flooded car, windows broken from the winds, in Bonita Springs.

Nayeli Vasquez, left, and her aunt, Basilica Ventura, right, carry the last salvageable valuables out of their flooded home in Bonita Springs.


Laura Kirkman Leary talks with a person who has offered her a place to stay after her roof and lanai were destroyed by winds and flooding.


A FEMA employee studies a map of Florida at the Collier County Emergency Services Center.


Roberto Abram Pu Imul closes the door to his flooded home in Bonita Springs.

Towels dry while a generator runs in Anglers Cove on Marco Island the day after Irma.


Only the interior of a mobile home was left in Goodland.