Florida map hurricane irma. Tropical storm force winds range from 39 to 73. Hurricane irma one of the most powerful atlantic storms in a century churned across northern caribbean islands on wednesday with a catastrophic mix of fierce winds surf and rain en route to a. The category 4 hurricane recently. 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.
Officials in several us. 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. Fema continues working with the state to help survivors and communities recover. 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.
Hurricane irma lost strength as it swept across florida and was downgraded to a tropical storm on monday morning. States that lie in hurricane irmas potential path have issued states of emergency and in some cases mandatory evacuation zones. As a powerful category 4 storm irma lashed the. The deadline to apply for individual disaster assistance was november 24 2017 but that does not mean fema is leaving.