'This is your last chance': Hurricane Irma puts a bull's-eye on Tampa | Northwest Herald

Northwest Herald| Sat Sep 09 23:01:54 EDT 2017
Evacuees are moved to another building with more bathrooms while sheltering at Florida International University ahead of Hurricane Irma in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman) NAPLES, Fla. – Hurricane Irma’s leading edge bent palm trees and spit rain as the storm swirled toward Florida with 120 mph winds Saturday on a projected new track that could expose Tampa – not Miami – to a direct hit. Tampa has not taken a head-on blow from a major hurricane in nearly a century. An estimated 70,000 Floridians huddled in shelters as Irma closed in on the Florida Keys, where it was expected to roll ashore Sunday morning and begin making its way up the state’s west coast. “This is you..

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