Watch: Naples Slammed By Irma, But Mayor Says City Will Recover

Thankfully, many Naples residents woke up relieved Monday morning, after dodging much of the massive 10-to-15 foot storm surge created by Hurricane Irma that the city had feared.  

Wind gusts topped 115 mph as the eye of the storm struck the community, but Mayor Bill Barnett says the city will recover.

Irma slammed on shore Sunday afternoon and brought with it a relentless amount of rain. 

In one video from Naples, captured below, fallen palm trees are shown hanging on by a thread -- only being supported power lines that appear to be near ready to snap.

Across the state, around 100,000 evacuees crammed into more than 500 emergency shelters to ride out the storm. 

Some communities may not be as lucky as Naples, when they are able to return and assess wind and water damage of their own.

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