During hurricane Irma, extreme wind and water blasted against our beloved Key West landmark. The weather was so strong that some of the paint was stripped away. But like the island itself, the Southernmost Point Buoy stood strong.
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Hurricane Irma has come and gone. Now, it’s time to get back to Key West and rebuild our vibrant community. Thank you to everyone, from around the world, who have come together to aid Key West in our recovery.
The best thing you can do to help local Key West residents is return to Key West and enjoy our magical island. To recover, Key West will need tourists to return as quickly as possible.
Key West has begun a Mandatory Visitor & Resident Evacuation. Visitors with near-term plans to travel to the Key West must postpone them until after the storm passes and an infrastructure assessment can be completed.
The Florida Keys are home to countless species of land and sea wildlife. One of the largest protected species in the Keys is our beloved sea turtles. Learn about Florida's Sea Turtles.