Thanks to all who have been asking about my daughter Carrie and how her household weathered the storm. Although the eye of Irma passed directly over Sarasota, FL, it had been downgraded to Cat. 2 by then. Carrie evacuated early--put up the storm shutters Wed, and left early Thurs morning, ran into lots of traffic and gas shortages, but got to Nebraska by Friday night, along with her husband, sister-in-law (who lives with them) and her 2 dogs. It was pretty crowded in her little sub-compact!
From what her neighbors are posting on the neighborhood association website, most of the damage is shingles blown off, some leaking through vents and light fixtures and debris. The power is out. We don't know anything for sure yet about Carrie's house, but are hoping for the best. She will possibly return to Sarasota by the end of the week.
Thanks again for your good thoughts!