Florida map hurricane irma. States that lie in hurricane irmas potential path have issued states of emergency and in some cases mandatory evacuation zones. Atlanta survivors with losses due to hurricane irma in charlotte collier hillsborough lee manatee miami dade monroe pinellas and sarasota counties may now register for disaster assistance from the federal emergency management agency according to state and federal officials. The deadline to apply for individual disaster assistance was november 24 2017 but that does not mean fema is leaving. Fema continues working with the state to help survivors and communities recover.
Hurricane irma began its assault on florida early sunday and made landfall on cudjoe key in lower florida keys with top sustained winds of 130 mph. Irma took a parting shot at florida on monday triggering severe flooding in the states northeast corner while authorities along the storms 400 mile path struggled to get aid to victims and take. Hurricane irma lost strength as it swept across florida and was downgraded to a tropical storm on monday morning. As a powerful category 4 storm irma lashed the.
Hurricane irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic cape verde hurricane the strongest observed in the atlantic in terms of maximum sustained winds since wilma and the strongest storm on record to exist in the open atlantic region. All times on the maps are eastern. Tropical storm force winds range from 39 to 73. Hurricane michael was the 13th named storm and 7th hurricane of the 2018 atlantic hurricane season with 155 mph winds at the center when it made landfall over the florida panhandle near mexico beach.