Meteorologists predicted Irma's center would blow ashore Sunday morning in the perilously low-lying Florida Keys, then hug the state'swest coast, plowing into the Tampa Bay area by Monday morning. Category 5 is the NHC's most powerful designation.
He says the storm is "going to go faster than you are".
Hurricane Irma will plow into south Florida this weekend, hitting a region that is home to 7 million people with some of the worst a hurricane can bring-150 mile an hour winds, devastating storm surges and heavy rains.
"Prepare for the worst possible", Trump said Friday as he boarded Marine One, bound for Camp David. According to CBS, there were few gas stations still open in Key West and Marathon as of Friday.
Besides putting local residents in peril, the storm badly damaged more than 50 hotels in the northern Camaguey archipelago, a popular tourist attraction in Cuba.
Mandatory evacuations on Georgia's Atlantic coast and some of South Carolina's barrier islands were due to begin on Saturday. Governor Gus Jaspert has declared a state of emergency.
Andrew was a very compact storm that had damage impacts focused mainly across the southern third of the Florida Peninsula.
On Wall Street, the S&P 500 ended slightly lower as investors braced for potential damage and massive insurance claims from Irma.
In the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Katia is making landfall north of Tecolutla, Mexico.
At least 25 people have died since the storm began raking its arms over land, starting with the Caribbean island of Barbuda. "If you're in an evacuation zone, we can not save you in the middle of this storm".
Irma is "an extremely risky major hurricane, and will bring life-threatening wind impacts to much of the state regardless of the exact track of the center", the National Hurricane Center said.
United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said that military action against a defiant North Korea was "not inevitable". The official Korean Central News Agency described it as a "successful ICBM-ready H-bomb test".
The Premier League has confirmed that next summer's transfer window will close at a much earlier date from next summer on. Accept the new proposal subject to further talks, including getting the major European leagues to follow suit.
Despite a history of fertility issues and troubled pregnancies, Kardashian has nonetheless said she wants to have a third child. Let's just hope North will feel differently about the newborn than she does about Saint .
On fourth-and-10, Morgan gained 22 yards on a catch-and-run, and then hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass on the next play. On the fifth offensive play of the game, OR quarterback Justin Herbert hit Brenden Schooler for this really nice grab.
Public Health manager Bob Hart says it's a trend that mirrors patterns being seen in health units across Ontario. Apply an EPA-registered insect repellent to exposed skin and clothing since mosquitoes may bite through clothing.
The pricing for each of the version has also been revealed and it appears to be a little more expensive on the Nintendo Switch. As Kotaku reports, the HTC Vive version of the game will be smaller in scope, featuring only seven of the game's case files.
There has been a buzz that some Congress MLAs in Bihar, following Chaudhary, may join Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United). Nitish has left eight Cabinet berths vacant, a move observers see as an attempt to lure dissident Congress MLAs.
Dean Unglert was a fan-favorite coming out of The Bachelorette , but lost his leading man support after his stint on Paradise . When Luyendyk tried to woo Maynard, he earned the nickname the " kissing bandit ". "Same exact deal.
Not only are fewer than half of Americans white Christians, but fewer than half of all states are majority white Christian. MS is the most homogeneous state in terms of religion (60 percent are Baptist) while NY is the most religiously diverse.
Finn Wolfhard says 'It' is more than just a horror movie
It takes a surprisingly long time for everyone in the gang to confess to one another about an encounter with Pennywise . Look at this hot Skarsgard trio! She gives a friendly hard time over his love of boy band New Kids on the Block.
Gurgaon: Boy, 7, found brutally murdered in school toilet
Varun Thakur, father of victim, said "It is a clear case of murder, don't know what happened but I am sure its murder". Hundreds of parents and locals had gathered outside the school and protested against the school management.
Country star Don Williams, 'the Gentle Giant,' dead at 78
The next year would see Williams' recording contract be absorbed by MCA Records, but there was no slowdown in his success rate. His final release in his life time was a live CD/DVD recording from Ireland, which was released previous year .
Arrested After Missing Alexandria Teen Found
A release from Alexandria police said specific charges would be determined by the Douglas County Attorney's Office. Block was able to make her escape after the kidnappers left her alone Tuesday , officials said.