Brits warned situation may "deteriorate significantly" — Hurricane Irma

Fuel trucks get Florida Highway Patrol escort
Fuel trucks get Florida Highway Patrol escort
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17 Setiembre, 2017

"The response is a complete and total surprise to me", he told BBC.

Hurricane Irma's is making its presence felt down in the Florida Keys.

The "whole government is mobilized" to help, said Interior Minister Gerard Collomb.

Ploghoft said he wasn't able to evacuate because his flight plans didn't work out.

"I'd be lying if I said there weren't any distractions", FAU quarterback Daniel Parr, a South Floridian, said after the Owls lost 31-14 to the ninth-ranked Badgers.

Forecasters warned people in the hurricane's path to prepare for "dangerous storm surges" and flash flooding.

Hurricane Irma is projected to continue north, battering the remainder of the state.

With maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, Irma is expected to strengthen once it moves away from Cuba, with the possibility of hitting the US mainland as a Category 4 hurricane.

For three hours Friday night, he managed to block out the distraction. Police are urging residents to stay indoors and not venture outside. Neighboring St. Petersburg announced a 5 p.m. curfew. Residents must remain either in their home or in a shelter, the sheriff said.

The last time Tampa was hit by a major hurricane was in 1921.

Meteorologist Tony Reynes said, "If you don't immediately evacuate, you can lose your life". Florida Gov. Rick Scott mentioned the call to CNN anchor Jake Tapper on "State of the Union".

"You're on your own until we can actually get in there and it's safe", he told CNN.

So doctors from Jackson Health System talked her through the birth of the baby girl at home.

"We believe at this time they (the deaths) may be related to the loss of power in the storm".

In the 19-second video, the man is seen standing on a barrier snapping photos of the churning waters. Much of that landscape lies less than 10 feet (3 meters) above sea level, and the surge from Irma could be a few inches higher in some areas.

That's what one sheriff's office in Florida is warning residents over Twitter. "He really wants to make sure that we're taking care of the people". The National Hurricane Center said water levels in Naples rose 7ft (2.1m) in just 90 minutes.

"We know that we are ground zero for Hurricane Irma", Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said at a Sunday morning news conference.

Powerful winds from Hurricane Irma whipped through southwest Florida on Sunday, downing power lines and leaving a trail of debris behind.

How many storms are predicted?

"I've tried to get some sleep but I can't".

Sorry to pour cold water on all the finger-wagging, but, guys, come on.

Heavier rain bands are moving into Lee County right now, and will pinwheel into Charlotte County in just a matter of time. Britain sent a navy ship and almost 500 troops to the British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos islands.

Officials in other states are also keeping an eye on Irma.

The National Weather Service in Atlanta issued a tropical storm watch for the area Monday and Tuesday. Schools in the state planned to close Monday.


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