Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida

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The hazard of a Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, activated all alerts on a sequence of islands that embody a Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, and throughout the Caribbean. It is already one of a many absolute ever available in a Atlantic with winds speed of 185 mph. The National Weather Service announced there is a high-possibility of floods could start in Florida.

Though is approaching not to strech Florida until Saturday or Sunday authorities have alerted residents in Evacuation Zones A and B to be prepared to leave their homes and businesses as early Wednesday or even Thursday.

The NWS has extended a flooding warning until Thursday morning and expelled an warning for DeSoto and Sarasota counties. Residents of Monroe County is approaching to start a imperative depletion tomorrow.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, pronounced this morning:

This is a absolute charge that poses a critical hazard to a area. We will be holding some unusual actions to assure that a residents of Miami-Dade County are safe.

Also, he published a map on his Twitter comment @MayorGimenez on that a areas in risk of flooding are indicated

Written by Bassil
Edited by Cathy Milne

Sources:

Patch: Evacuations Likely In Flood-Prone Areas Of Miami
National Weather Service: Watches, Warnings or Advisories for Florida
The New York Times: Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 Hurricane, Heads for Puerto Rico
National Hurricane Center: Coastal Watches/Warnings and Forecast Cone for Storm Center

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