Hurricane irma florida map. Fema continues working with the state to help survivors and communities recover. 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. Tropical storm force winds range from 39 to 73. Hurricane irma is continuing to tear a deadly path through the caribbean causing widespread destruction and reducing buildings to rubble on a track that could lead to a catastrophic strike on.
The deadline to apply for individual disaster assistance was november 24 2017 but that does not mean fema is leaving. All times on the maps are eastern. 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. Hurricane irma lost strength as it swept across florida and was downgraded to a tropical storm on monday morning.
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. As a powerful category 4 storm irma lashed the. Like a giant buzzsaw hurricane irma is forecast to carve a ferocious path up the florida peninsula all the way from the keys to the georgia border.