As Hurricane Irma continues to move west-northwest towards the United States, it is currently a category 5 hurricane closing in on the Caribbean Islands and heading towards Puerto Rico. Hurricane warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, northern Dominican Republic, and northern Haiti.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 185 mph, making Irma the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in recorded history. As a category 5 hurricane, Irma will cause major damage due to high winds and torrential rain, and is potentially catastrophic.
The eastern coast of the United States from Florida to Virginia are potentially at-risk, coming within range between Saturday, September 9th and Monday, September 11th based on available information. A state of emergency has been issued for all of Florida’s 67 counties and evacuations are currently under way.
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