>> Parts of the storm ravaged Florida Keys will allow residents to return on Tuesday to survey damage from Hurricane Irma. The Keys are Florida's most devastated region, the site where Irma first made landfall in the U.S. as a Category 4 storm. Road access reopening Tuesday to Key Largo, the main island at the upper end of the chain, as well as the towns of Tavernier and Islamorada.
>> Right now we don't know where to go.>> This after tempers flared Monday with angry residents looking to get back to what may be left of their homes.>> I'm praying that when people get to see the damage in the Keys, we don't lose anybody else down there.
>> The Monroe County Commissioner confirming people had been killed on the Keys. She did not have a count on how many, telling CNN authorities are, quote, finding some remains. The military will distribute food and help evacuate 10,000 Keys residents who did not leave before the storm. Several major airports in Florida will also begin limited service Tuesday, including Miami International.
But more than seven million Florida residents are still without power. Almost 400 shelters opened statewide. Some fo the worst floods in the state in the North Eastern city of Jacksonville, where rivers hit record flood levels Monday. Reuter's reporter Colleen Jenkins.>> The City of Jaxonville called the flooding an incident of historic proportions.
The Saint Johns River there has not seen flooding of these levels since 1846. And the National Weather Service warned that it could take up to a week for the river to recede in some places. And further north in South Carolina, the Charleston Harbor area saw major flooding with more forecast for Tuesday.
The center Irma moved into Alabama Tuesday and will head into Western Tennessee by Tuesday evening, its winds weakening to 35 miles per hour.