Irma closes in with Tampa, not Miami, in the crosshairs
Irma closes in with Tampa, not Miami, in the crosshairs
The latest: Hurricane Irma closes in on Florida
13 September, 2017, 03:54
Wind gusts near hurricane force began to batter the Florida Keys late on Saturday, the NHC said, with Key West seeing gusts of up to 89 miles per hour on Sunday morning and water levels about 2 feet (61 cm) above normal.
In line with the he National Hurricane Center (NHC) Irma would continue to move northwards, and reach southeastern United States late Monday and Tuesday.
Most outages were in Florida Power & Light's service area in the southern and eastern parts of the state where the storm made landfall. A storm surge warning is in effect for Tampa Bay with forecasters warning the potential exists for 3-5 feet surge in surge prone areas.
A GIF created by Joel Nihlean shows combined satellite images of both storms to show how massive size Irma is.
Hurricane Irma is so strong that it is pulling water away from coastlines, an unusual phenomenon taking place in certain areas of Florida's west coast.
"What we really fear more than anything is that storm surge", Buckhorn told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Sunday.
The hurricane carried maximum sustained winds of up to 295 kph when it crashed into Barbuda island on Wednesday.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 2 a.m. advisory that Irma was about 25 miles northeast of the Tampa-St.
The city, located on Florida's west coast, was hit by Irma around 5 p.m., and parts of the town are facing significant flooding.
"The current forecast has Irma dumping up to 6" of rain (possibly more in isolated spots) in parts of Georgia and SC. "But I'm also very concerned about the storm surge", Gov. Rick Scott said on "Face the Nation".
The city government issued a flash-flood emergency Monday morning, ordering people to go inside and stay there.
Gov. Henry McMaster also says floodwaters and downed trees have closed more than 80 roads in SC. In total, almost 7 million people have been ordered to evacuate in the USA ahead of Irma's arrival.
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The figure represents nearly 60% of the state's electricity users, who were still experiencing power outage as of 9 p.m. Miami International Airport, one of the busiest in the country, halted passenger flights through at least Monday.
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The storm gradually lost strength, weakening to a category one hurricane overnight, the National Hurricane Center said . After making landfall on Marco Island earlier Sunday, Hurricane Irma is now moving northward near Fort Myers.
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