Hurricane Matthew: ‘We really dodged a bullet,” Boca Police said

Colton Lewis of Delray Beach watches the waves formed by Hurricane Matthew crash on Delray Beach on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (Joseph Forzano / The Palm Beach Post)

Colton Lewis of Delray Beach watches the waves formed by Hurricane Matthew crash on Delray Beach on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (Joseph Forzano / The Palm Beach Post)

BOCA RATON — There were no reports of flooding or major problems with power lines this morning in Boca Raton following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, Boca Raton Police report.

Power lines were down at Interstate 95 and Palmetto Park Road, as well as Interstate 95 and Glades Road, but Florida Power & Light were out this morning taking care of the minor issue, said Mark Economou, police spokesman.

“There’s really nothing significant to report,” he said of damage throughout the city. “We really dodged a bullet.”

Residents are asked to use caution as they roam the city and assess damage at their properties, he said. ‘

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Crews from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department were deployed early Friday to assess the parks and see whether they can reopen early this morning, according to city officials.

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