Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 4 storm; some models show South Carolina impact

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Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 4 storm and additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, the National Hurricane Center reported in its 8 p.m. Monday evening advisory. But it’s still too early to determine what direct impacts Irma may have on South Carolina and if it will be along the storm’s Read More

Hurricane Irma strengthens; Florida and Puerto Rico prepare

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CNN Related Content (CNN) – Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 4 storm Monday afternoon, churning west in the Atlantic Ocean and prompting emergency declarations in Florida and Puerto Rico. Although Irma’s path remains uncertain, the possibility it could threaten the United States led Florida Gov. Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in Read More

Hurricane Irma: Caribbean islands brace for powerful storm

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Weather’s Matt Taylor looks at the forecast track of Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category four as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands in preparation for the storm. The hurricane has sustained winds of up to 215 km/h (130 Read More

Caribbean braces for powerful Irma

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Weather’s Matt Taylor looks at the forecast track of Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category four as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands in preparation for the storm. The hurricane has sustained winds of up to 215 km/h (130 Read More

Hurricane Irma intensifies as it approaches Caribbean

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This enhanced satellite image made available by the NOAA shows Irma in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 1:45 p.m. In the wake of Harvey, meteorologists are already looking warily at another system: Hurricane Irma, which intensified from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in just 30 hours, is Read More

Hurricane Irma state of emergency declared as Cat 4 storm tracks toward Florida

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the state as Hurricane Irma inches closer to the U.S. mainland.  “Hurricane Irma is a major and life-threatening storm and Florida must be prepared,” Scott said. “I have continued to be briefed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Hurricane Irma and current Read More

Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 4; South Florida prepares

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Hurricane Irma has reached Category 4 status with winds reaching 200 km/h, the National Hurricane Centre said. Additional strengthening is expected during the next 48 hours. Play Video Don’t Play Up Next Anti-Uber protests disrupt Chilean airport Play Video Don’t Play Video duration 00:58 More World News Videos Previous slide Next slide Hurricane Harvey pets find new Read More

Hurricane Irma strengthens; Florida on alert

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NOAA As the Texas Gulf Coast continues the long cleanup after Hurricane Harvey, there’s a new storm threat to the U.S. mainland. Her name is Irma, and Florida has already issued a statewide state of emergency ahead of the system. Hurricane Irma was bearing down on eastern Caribbean islands on Monday afternoon. At 4 p.m. Read More

Irma now Category 4 storm as Florida declares state of emergency

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday as Hurricane Irma strengthened into a Category 4 storm. The hurricane, with winds of 130 mph, is approaching the northeast Caribbean. Meteorologist believe it could cause up to 10 inches of rain and generate 23-foot waves. Also Monday, the cash-strapped Puerto Rican government declared a Read More

Caribbean braces for fierce Hurricane Irma

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(Reuters) – Hurricane Irma, barreling towards the Caribbean, has been upgraded to a powerful Category 4, as islands in its path brace themselves for the dangerous storm’s arrival. Hurricane advisories have been issued for territories that dot the West Indies, including parts of the Leeward Islands, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Read More