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Live: Watch Hurricane Irma as it hits Florida
Daily Herald staff report
Sep 10, 2017 7:38 AM
Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida early Sunday with the storm's northern eyewall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful Category 4 storm.
Hurricane Irma swamps Miami landfall as $200 billion threat hits land
Brian K. Sullivan
Sep 10, 2017 2:04 PM
Hurricane Irma smashed into Florida as a Category 4 storm, driving a wall of water and violent winds ashore and marking the first time since 1964 the U.S. was hit by back-to-back major hurricanes.
The Latest on Irma: Storm prompts flooding fears for Savannah
Sep 11, 2017 5:48 AM
Tropical storm Irma is drenching the Georgia coast, and forecasters say flooding is a serious threat.
Suburban transplants in Irma's path fear the unknown
By Lauren Rohr
Sep 10, 2017 9:43 PM
As Hurricane Irma moved through parts of Florida on Sunday, suburban transplants who chose to stay describe scenes of fallen trees, flooded streets and damaged homes.
Images: The latest photos from Hurricane Irma
Sep 10, 2017 10:43 AM
See the latest images of Hurricane Irma as it heads toward Florida.
The Latest: Forecasters say Irma now aimed at Keys, Tampa
By The Associated Press
Sep 9, 2017 8:47 AM
The National Hurricane Center says the eye of powerful Hurricane Irma is expected to hit southwest Florida and Tampa sometime Sunday, but the entire state will feel the storm's effects.
Prayers for Florida: Editorial reflections on Hurricane Irma
Sep 9, 2017 2:00 PM
In this editorial, the Daily Herald observes that while Hurriance Irma brings out our fears and worry, it also brings out the love and humanity in us.
Too late to leave Florida, suburban transplants prepare as Irma bears down
By Eric Peterson
Sep 8, 2017 8:28 PM
With Irma bearing down, it's too late to second-guess a decision to stay, say people who recently moved from the Chicago suburbs to Florida and in many cases are facing their first severe storm. Many say gridlock and gas shortages contributed to that choice.
Hurricane Andrew was a monster; Irma could blow it out of the water
BY SETH BORENSTEIN
Sep 8, 2017 10:45 AM
Kate Hale, Miami-Dade's emergency management chief -- who grabbed national attention during Hurricane Andrew by beseeching "where the hell is the cavalry on this one?" -- said by nearly every measure Irma looks far worse.
Officials: Hurricane Irma will batter Florida, devastate U.S.
By Leonard Shapiro and Mark Berman
Sep 8, 2017 5:57 PM
Hurricane Irma swept across the Bahamas and Cuba on Friday as the deadly storm hurtled toward Florida's doorstep and threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation.
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