Hurricane Irma is making landfall on the camaguey archipelago of Cuba tonight as a Category 5 hurricane. Hurricane warnings have been extended northward along the Florida Peninsula. The Hurricane Warning has been extended northward to Volusia/Brevard County Line and on the west coast of Florida to Anclote River. The Hurricane Watch has been extended northward on east coast of FL to Fernandina Beach and on west coast of Florida to Indian Pass. The Storm Surge Warning has been extended northward to the Volusia/Brevard County Line and to Anclote River, including Tampa Bay, FL. The Storm Surge Watch has been extended northward on the west coast of Florida to Suwanee River. Irma will begin to impact southern FL tomorrow with a landfall forecasted Sunday AM in Southwest FL. Winds will be near 145-155 mph at landfall. Irma will bring hurricane force winds along the entire FL peninsula which will lead to lots of damage and power outages. Wind & rain impacts will spread into the interior southeast U.S. early next week.
Note: Due to extremely high traffic due to Irma right now, you may notice a temporary slow down only at the time a push notification is sent . Check back a few minutes later as the app will be back to normal. We will address this in our next update. Thank you!