Well, Fort Lauderdale, FL, even on the beach, seems to be in good shape two months after Hurricane Irma, whose eye apparently stayed 60 miles to the west. They were buffeted by weak tornadoes (east side of storm) and had some trees blown down and some minor damage, but a lot of flooded roads.
More beach bars:
Wilton Manors — I hear the power never went off, and that many power poles in Florida are made of cement rather than wood, which seems a reasonable alternative to going underground.
Yes, the draw bridges work.
And the freight trains run (and so does the Miami Metro).
Recall, however, the nursing home in nearby Hollywood Hills that had a number of deaths due to lack of sufficient backup generator air conditioning, NBC story.
I made a brief day trip today to Kent Island, MD, to Stevensville and then to Bay City, which has damage from an F2 tornado which developed from a waterspout on the Chesapeake Bay July 24. Many houses have roof tarp and at least one that was completely destroyed was still there.
There is a house on the Queen Anne County beach park that used to offer meals to people who crossed the Bay on the Ferry in the 1950s before the Bay Bridge was constructed. I remember that on trips to Ocean City.