Hurricane Irma 9:00 AM EDT: Eyewall on Florida Keys, Center 20 Miles East of Key West

Chief hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center updated Hurricane Irma’s track

Key West experienced a 91 MPH Gust and Miami experienced at 71 MPH Gust at about 8:25 a.m. EDT

Hurricane Irma was at 929 mb as a Category 4 hurricane at 9:00 a.m. EDT and officially made landfall at Cudjoe Key in the Florida Keys 9:10 a.m. EDT. The storm is moving NNW at about 8-9 MPH.

Report of a tornado touchdown in an unpopulated area of southwest Lakeland area about 9:00 a.m.

18 Million people are under a Hurricane Warning activation in Florida.

6.3 people were ordered to evacuate.

819,000 people are without power in the state of Florida about 9:00 a.m. EDT.

8″-12″ of rain is forecast for Orlando for Sunday and Monday’s storm duration.

Gov. Rick Scott shares update as Irma begins to hit Florida,




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CBS4 reporter Meg Oliver shows the effects of Hurricane Irma as it passes through Medley, Doral area in South Florida west of Miami.

Hurricane Irma battering Key Largo, Florida as Adam Housley reports on the conditions

Gov. Rick Scott on how Florida is handling Hurricane Irma.

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The Cardinal Live Coverage of Hurricane Irma from WPTV News Station in West Palm Beach

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Live coverage of Hurricane Irma from WPTV (NBC Affiliate) in West Palm Beach, Florida. 24/7 coverage of the impacts of the storm on Florida (***intermittent live programming/blank screen, no audio during local commercial advertisements***).