Irma strengthens to a Cat 5 storm as it nears Caribbean | Northwest Herald

Northwest Herald| Tue Sep 05 05:54:42 EDT 2017
This Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Irma nearing the eastern Caribbean. Hurricane Irma grew into a powerful Category 4 storm Monday. (NOAA via AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Irma strengthened into a dangerous Category 5 storm Tuesday as it roared toward the northeast Caribbean on a path that could take it to the United States. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Irma had sustained winds of 175mph (280 kph) and was centered about 270 miles (440 kilometers) east of Antigua. It was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph). The center said there was a growing possibility that the storm's effects could be fel..

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