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Briny Breezes residents returned home Sept. 11 to mostly minor damage in Palm Beach County's only oceanfront mobile home park. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Briny Breezes saw some street flooding in low areas. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Surf was up for Matt Adams near Briny Breezes on the morning of Sept. 11. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

The beach in Ocean Ridge was swept clean with only minor wave and tide erosion of the protective dune. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

The dunes along the beach in Delray Beach held up well to the winds and waves of Hurricane Irma. Photo taken during the afternoon of Sept. 11. Michelle Quigley/The Coastal Star

The amazing colors of the Atlantic after Hurricane Irma. Taken at Delray Beach on Sept. 11. Michelle Quigly/The Coastal Star

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue employees check out the Boynton Inlet Sept. 11 following Hurricane Irma. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

The Boynton Inlet resembles a mint milkshake on the incoming tide Sept. 11. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

A bulldozer operator scrapes sand that had blown onto to A1A at the Boynton Inlet curve during Hurricane Irma. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Town police and employees  clear vegetative debris from A1A in Gulf Stream. The town kept residents and sightseers out until the road was safe to travel. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

A sailboat stored in the dune was pushed onto Old Ocean Blvd. in Ocean Ridge. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

A large tree blocks an entrance to the Ocean Ridge Yacht Club following Hurricane Irma. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

The cupola was blown off the beachfront gazebo at Colonial Ridge in Ocean Ridge and rests in the southbound lane of Old Ocean Blvd. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

A Douglas Drive resident in Ocean Ridge sent a colorful message to Hurricane Irma with plywood on his home. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Residents check the damage along 7th Avenue in Delray Beach during the morning of Sept. 11. Michelle Quigley/The Coastal Star

Trees and power poles lean along A1A at Spanish River Park in Boca Raton. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

A large seagrape tree was uprooted at the La Fontana condominium on Boca Raton. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

A brick facade was torn from a wall at the Ocean Lodge along A1A in Boca Raton. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Photos from the storm: Sept. 11 |Sept. 12 morning; Sept. 12 afternoonSept. 13 & 14 | Briny Breezes aerial | Photos from our readers

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Comment by Daniel Dekker on September 13, 2017 at 11:06pm

Thanks for the pictures, Coastal Star -  they really show us snowbirds what happened!

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on September 12, 2017 at 9:47pm

Terry Kline - Apologies for the Wilma typo. I'm a bit tired. It's been fixed.

Comment by Terry Kline on September 12, 2017 at 8:49pm

Wilma? Oy!

A large tree blocks an entrance to the Ocean Ridge Yacht Club following Hurricane Wilma.

Comment by Stella kolb on September 12, 2017 at 2:43pm
Thank you for posting the pictures, for us up north it is helpful to see a visual

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