Wilma Surprises Miami, Halts Transportation

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A car navigates the flooded streets of downtown Miami.

A car navigates the flooded streets of downtown Miami, Fla., following the landfall of Hurricane Wilma on Oct. 24, 2005. Corbis hide caption

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Hurricane Wilma's impact Monday left Miami struggling to keep order. The city's airport is closed and the mayor says out of 2,600 traffic lights there, just 18 are working.



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