Latest Hurricane Irma Information: September 7th, 12 AM

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Hurricane Irma
Photo Credit: tropicaltidbits.com

Hurricane Irma still packs 185 MPH sustained winds-middle of forecast cone indicates Atlantic Coast impact

Hurricane Irma
Photo Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Basic Information

Current location: 19.4 N, 66.8 W

Maximum Sustained Wind: 185 MPH

Movement: WNW at 16 MPH

Some models indicate a slight westward move in projected path

Hurricane Irma
Photo Credit: tropicaltidbits.com – European Hurricane Model
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Photo Credit: tropicaltidbits.com – Japanese Hurricane Model
Hurricane Irma
Photo Credit: tropicaltidbits.com – US Navy Hurricane Model

Both Japanese and American naval military hurricane modeling indicate Hurricane Irma will move over the center of state and go directly over the Suncoast region while the HMON (the featured picture for the article) and the EURO hurricane models indicate a Miami to Jacksonville Atlantic Coast path.

The City of Miami has ordered coastal evacuations while the City of Jacksonville is now encouraging voluntary evacuations.

Submitted by Lou Newman, Publisher, on September 7th at 12:41 AM

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