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​Peter Hull surveys the damage on Ogden Street on north Siesta Key.

Sarasota residents breathe relief after Irma

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

​Peter Hull surveys the damage on Ogden Street on north Siesta Key.

Lisa Dodds rakes fallen leaves and branches from her driveway of her north Siesta Key home.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Lisa Dodds rakes fallen leaves and branches from her driveway of her north Siesta Key home.

Megan Close, 19, and Lydia Mugford, 21, from Brighton, United Kingdom go for swim shortly after Hurricane Irma passed over Sarasota late Sunday night.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Megan Close, 19, and Lydia Mugford, 21, from Brighton, United Kingdom go for swim shortly after Hurricane Irma passed over Sarasota late Sunday night.

Downed awnings lined the sidewalk on a portion of Main Street Monday afternoon.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Downed awnings lined the sidewalk on a portion of Main Street Monday afternoon.

Jim and Darleen Lebaron, with Gigi and Tucker, and friend Mariana Hidalgo, stayed at the Aloft hotel after evacuating Longboat Key Sunday morning.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Jim and Darleen Lebaron, with Gigi and Tucker, and friend Mariana Hidalgo, stayed at the Aloft hotel after evacuating Longboat Key Sunday morning.

Patellini's was the only restaurant open downtown early Monday. Patrons lined up to the door to put in orders.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Patellini's was the only restaurant open downtown early Monday. Patrons lined up to the door to put in orders.

Mary Goodan climbs though fallen trees on her way back to her home in the Point Crisp neighborhood on south Siesta Key.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Mary Goodan climbs though fallen trees on her way back to her home in the Point Crisp neighborhood on south Siesta Key.

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Kyle Huang leaves the Payne City playground. The Huang family was relieved to get outside after waiting out the storm in their Sarasota home.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Kyle Huang leaves the Payne City playground. The Huang family was relieved to get outside after waiting out the storm in their Sarasota home.

Debris littered Palm Avenue Monday, including broken planters.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Debris littered Palm Avenue Monday, including broken planters.

Caragiulos was closed Monday, encouraging patrons to "stay safe and give Irma a big kiss!"

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Caragiulos was closed Monday, encouraging patrons to "stay safe and give Irma a big kiss!"

Debris piled on the corner of the roundabout of Pineapple Avenue and Ringling Boulevard Monday morning.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Debris piled on the corner of the roundabout of Pineapple Avenue and Ringling Boulevard Monday morning.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

The Jewel condo's rooftop fence showed signs of the storm.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

The Jewel condo's rooftop fence showed signs of the storm.

Mark Christner's dog, Butch, surveys the scene in Bayfront Park from the top of Christner's roof. The two sheltered in the vehicle, parked in the Whole Foods garage.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Mark Christner's dog, Butch, surveys the scene in Bayfront Park from the top of Christner's roof. The two sheltered in the vehicle, parked in the Whole Foods garage.

The Tube Dude's shop stayed boarded up Monday.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

The Tube Dude's shop stayed boarded up Monday.

Matt McLane and Angela Fernandes enjoy a picnic amid downed trees in Bayfront Park.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Matt McLane and Angela Fernandes enjoy a picnic amid downed trees in Bayfront Park.

The roof of a high and dry storage unit at Siesta Key Marina was damaged by Hurricane Irma.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

The roof of a high and dry storage unit at Siesta Key Marina was damaged by Hurricane Irma.

Standing water lapps onto the sidewalk along Ocean Boulevard between Siesta Key Village and Siesta Key Public Beach.

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017 |

Standing water lapps onto the sidewalk along Ocean Boulevard between Siesta Key Village and Siesta Key Public Beach.

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