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Irma-downed tree pulls lawn high enough for woman to kneel under

A woman in Tampa kneels under a lawn after it was pulled up by a tree falling in high Irma winds.  (Source: Skie RW/CNN) A woman in Tampa kneels under a lawn after it was pulled up by a tree falling in high Irma winds. (Source: Skie RW/CNN)

(RNN) – Winds from Hurricane Irma downed a tree in a yard in Tampa pulling the lawn up high enough for a woman to almost stand under.

An image captured a woman kneeling, and then standing on Tuesday nearly upright under the lawn. The lawn was lifted almost intact when the tree fell into a home’s front yard.

Powerful Hurricane Irma left millions without power across the Sunshine State, and is blamed for several deaths.    

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