The storm that hit Florida and Georgia and slammed into South Carolina and Alabama left at least 30 dead, and it was expected to hit Florida for a third time before the storm was over.
The storm brought heavy rain to parts of Florida and parts of Georgia, causing flash flooding and landslides.
Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in the state on Monday morning, and Florida Gov.
Rick Scott declared a statewide state of disaster.
Hurricane Irma has brought severe winds, heavy rain and flooding in parts of the Caribbean.
The hurricane left more than 90 people dead in Puerto Rico, and hundreds were missing.
More: Hurricanes Irma and Maria were the most destructive and widespread natural disasters in U.S. history.
The National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Irma had maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (280 km/h), a maximum sustained sea level rise of more than 1,300 feet (400 meters), and a minimum sustained wind speed of about 125 mph (200 km/hr).
It had winds gusts of 105 mph (155 km/hh).
Hurricane Maria has been weakening but remains a Category 4 hurricane.
The eye of Hurricane Irma will reach the southeastern United States Wednesday.
Forecasters said the storm will continue to produce damaging winds through Wednesday night, which is expected to bring heavy rain, wind and flooding to parts for the next several days.
The U.N. says more than 6.5 million people have been displaced by Hurricane Irma, according to the U.K. news agency The Associated Press