‘Never seen anything like it’: Governor issues new warning as Florida sees first signs of Hurricane Irma’s winds and rain - The Washington Post

The Washington Post| Sat Sep 09 11:00:06 EDT 2017
Miami ----- residents brace for Hurricane Irma as the deadly storm barrels toward southern Florida. (Zoeann Murphy,Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post) MIAMI — The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. More than five million people across Florida have been ordered to evacuate and thousands crammed into shelters. Gov. Rick Scott sounded dire warnings about the storm Saturday morning, urging residents in evacuation zones to leave their homes immediately. “Once the storm star..

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Miami ----- residents brace for Hurricane Irma as the deadly storm barrels toward southern Florida. (Zoeann Murphy,Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post) MIAMI — The outer bands of Hu....
The Washington Post| Sat Sep 09 11:00:06 EDT 2017
Hurricane Irma's winds have started whipping Florida as the storm spins on a new track that puts Tampa -- not Miami -- in its crosshairs. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miam....
CBS News| Sat Sep 09 17:00:27 EDT 2017
Miami ----- residents brace for Hurricane Irma as the powerful category 5 storm barrels towards southern Florida. (Zoeann Murphy,Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post) MIAMI — Hurrica....
The Washington Post| Fri Sep 08 05:27:04 EDT 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued hurricane warnings for South Florida and t....
Post Bulletin| Thu Sep 07 20:26:25 EDT 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of i....
Post Bulletin| Thu Sep 07 20:20:16 EDT 2017
REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba’s northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of ....
Reuters| Sat Sep 09 11:00:04 EDT 2017
The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Cuban officials say Hurricane Irma has damaged crops in the rural eastern part of the country. Civil Defense official Gerg....
KRON 4| Sat Sep 09 11:05:19 EDT 2017
At least 1.3 million Florida residents are under mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is slated to strike the state as a Category 4 storm on Sunday morning. Florida ....
ABC News| Fri Sep 08 14:58:41 EDT 2017
Miami ----- Police patrol Miami ----- as the outer bands of Hurricane Irma reached South Florida early Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in Miami. Gov. Rick Scott is urging anyone living in ....
Northwest Herald| Sat Sep 09 11:56:49 EDT 2017
Irma aimed its sights on millions of homes and businesses in Florida and officials warned that time was running out to evacuate ahead of the deadly hurricane, which was headed Frid....
ABC News| Fri Sep 08 14:58:40 EDT 2017
Heavy traffic traveling north bound on Interstate 75 moves slowly, as a major evacuation has begun in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Forrest Park, south ....
Northwest Herald| Sat Sep 09 11:55:30 EDT 2017
Hurricane Irma is now forecast to hit the Florida Keys as a Category 5 storm. Meteorologists expect Irma to make landfall in the Keys between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. ET on Sunday. Overni....
ABC News| Fri Sep 08 14:58:39 EDT 2017
HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 14:00:08 EDT 2017
Hurricane Irma, which was downgraded to a Category 3 storm on Saturday, is set to gain its second wind before buffeting the outskirts of Florida's coast early Sunday morning with "....
CNBC| Sat Sep 09 17:00:14 EDT 2017
HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 17:00:15 EDT 2017
MIAMI -- The ferocious Hurricane Irma caused multiple deaths and left thousands homeless on islands across the northern Caribbean as it cut a devastating path that could lead ....
CBS News| Thu Sep 07 20:00:34 EDT 2017
MIAMI -- Hurricane Irma hurtled toward Florida with 125 mph winds Saturday on a shifting course that turned it away from Miami and instead threatened the first direct hit on t....
CBS News| Sat Sep 09 11:00:29 EDT 2017
HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing ....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 08:19:05 EDT 2017
WASHINGTON -- For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water.  Bigger a....
CBS News| Thu Sep 07 20:00:34 EDT 2017
Florida is bracing for Hurricane Irma, which is expected to turn north in the Atlantic and barrel directly toward the state starting Saturday. South Florida is under a hurricane wa....
CBS News| Fri Sep 08 11:00:40 EDT 2017
As Hurricane Irma closes in on Florida, experts urge every precaution be taken to make sure one vulnerable population is not forgotten: senior citizens.  According to the ....
CBS News| Fri Sep 08 14:00:30 EDT 2017
Carli Andrade of Miami, pumps gas at a Costco gas station, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in North Miami, Fla. Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its wind....
Northwest Herald| Thu Sep 07 23:01:50 EDT 2017
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday as it lashed the Caribbean with d....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 02:00:13 EDT 2017
MIAMI — The forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are the calm voices before the storm. Even off camera, they speak in a steady register, giving no indication that they are ....
The Washington Post| Sat Sep 09 17:00:09 EDT 2017
MIAMI -- Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida while dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste ....
CBS News| Sat Sep 09 17:00:27 EDT 2017
The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 6:25 a.m. France's public insurance agency estimates that Hurricane Irma inflicted 1.2 billion euros ($1.44 billion) in damage on in....
Post Bulletin| Sat Sep 09 14:08:27 EDT 2017
THE EYE OF HURRICANE IRMA (Reuters) - The sky darkened, lightning flashed and a jolt of turbulence shook the cabin of the hulking Air Force turbo-prop aircraft as it plied its way ....
Reuters| Sat Sep 09 11:00:04 EDT 2017
Cuba is quickly gearing up face the destructive power of Hurricane Irma in eastern and central Cuba, CBS News' Portia Siegelbaum reports.  Civil Defense authorities and the lo....
CBS News| Thu Sep 07 23:00:25 EDT 2017
CAIBARIEN, Cuba (AP) — A deadly Hurricane Irma scraped Cuba's northern coast Friday on a course toward Florida, leaving in its wake a ravaged string of Caribbean resort islands str....
Post Bulletin| Fri Sep 08 11:24:57 EDT 2017
As more than 1 million Floridians are under orders to evacuate, ABC News spoke to some Miami residents who are hunkering down at home as Hurricane Irma -- the most powerful Atlanti....
ABC News| Fri Sep 08 14:58:40 EDT 2017
MIAMI (AP) — Dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma bore down on F....
Pos Bulletin| Sat Sep 09 11:28:29 EDT 2017
A view of a partially collapsed hotel in Matias Romero, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the cou....
Daily Breeze| Fri Sep 08 14:01:15 EDT 2017
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has called for 17,000 volunteers as Hurricane Irma appears poised to make landfall in the Sunshine State this weekend. "We’re asking for more volunteers. Am....
ABC News| Fri Sep 08 14:58:41 EDT 2017
Traffic rolls at a crawl along the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike near the intersection of Interstate 75 in Wildwood, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Motorists are evacuati....
The Washington Post| Fri Sep 08 14:00:09 EDT 2017
JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Mexico was followed by a Gulf coast hurricane, dealing a one-two punch to the country that killed at least ....
Post Bulletin| Sat Sep 09 11:08:42 EDT 2017
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 7:35 a.m. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says Hurricane Irma has left at least nine people dea....
Post Bulletin| Fri Sep 08 05:10:36 EDT 2017
MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people ....
Post Bulletin| Fri Sep 08 14:08:31 EDT 2017
Florida residents must heed the warnings of local officials, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush urges. "One thing that's important to note is that after the storm, more deaths occur than....
CNBC| Fri Sep 08 05:37:09 EDT 2017

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