As of 5 a.m. ET, Irma was traveling west-northwest at about 16 miles per hour.
"In Florida, we always prepare for the worst and hope for the best and while the exact path of Irma is not absolutely known at this time, we can not afford to not be prepared", said Scott in a released statement.
As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, many store shelves of water, canned food and other storm provisions are becoming scarce due to residents stocking up for the storm. Hurricane Allen hit 190 miles per hour in 1980, while 2005's Wilma, 1988's Gilbert and a 1935 great FloridaKey storm all had 185 miles per hour winds.
Visitors are expected to begin leaving at sunrise Wednesday, and an order for residents will soon follow, said a statement from Monroe County, which includes the popular resort island of Key West.
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The deficit seemed insurmountable, given the Vols' struggles to that point, but Callaway erased half of it in one blur. Georgia Tech used some misdirection at the snap, letting Marshall roll out to his right with a numerical advantage.
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Among the most intense storms on record, it only trails Hurricane Allen in 1980 which had winds of 190 miles per hour. We are still in the cone of uncertainty at this point so we need to prepare for a possible impact from this unsafe storm.
The latest estimates put Irma on a more direct path toward South Florida, raising the possibility that the United States could be hit by back-to-back major hurricanes.
Reports from the United StatesNational Hurricane Center in Miami described the hurricane as life-threatening for the United States, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and the south-eastern Bahamas.
Winds of up to 185mph (297kph) have hit Barbuda as Hurricane Irma passed directly over the Caribbean island.
Right now if the storm is to have an impact on our coast it would be likely that a hurricane watch would be issued for our area on late Thursday with a warning being issued late on Friday. A similar scenario could then play out somewhere along the Gulf or East coasts of the USA this weekend or next week, depending on where Irma tracks.
"You'd be hard pressed to find any model that doesn't have some impact on Florida", said University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy, according to The AP.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Josh Jackson threw for 236 yards and a touchdown for the Hokies, while rushing for 101 and a score. Somehow, the best player on the Virginia Tech offense got left all alone in the West Virginia secondary, and he capitalized.
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After the incident, Wubbels accepted apologies from the Salt Lake City mayor and police chief, saying she felt they were honest . The altercation on July 26th was caught on police body cams, hospital surveillance and others on their phones at the scene.
On the 11 a.m. public advisory , the NHC located the center of Hurricane Irma near latitude 18.8 North, longitude 43.3 West. Any impacts to the US , if any, would be a full 10 to 11 days away, according to Dean.
Labour has said it will seek to amend the bill to stop the government from automatically accruing new powers after Brexit. The commission puts itself in a silly position when it says nothing has been done when really important things have.
Earlier in the year, it suspended joint military exercises with the USA , which has voiced fears over the human rights situation. Neither the US State Department nor the White House responded immediately to a request for comment.
Sandy, an 1,100-mile-wide storm, had killed 233 people and ravaged several mid-Atlantic states before hitting New Jersey . And this tweet about Ted Cruz and Hurricane Harvey highlights the hypocrisy at the core of his call for federal aid.
MI is ranked No. 8 in each poll, up three spots from last week in the AP Poll and up one spot from last week in the Coaches Poll . No. 2 Ohio State had two first-place votes, while Clemson had three-first-place votes.
Whether it's good history or bad history will depend on if NASCAR's best can rise to the top or if they wind up on the bottom. However, Hamlin's dominance for much of the race almost went for naught as a result of the aforementioned pit road mistake.
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