Hurricane Irma is among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded (as measured by wind speed). Tracking of Irma logs it at speed of 25 knots (28.8 mph) on August 27 and its speed was more than 160 knots (184.1 mph) on September 5th. Irma is expected to arrive near the Florida coast by Saturday September 9, 2017.
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