Evacuation Window For Florida Residents Narrowed


MIAMI (AP) – The window for Florida residents to safely evacuate has narrowed as Hurricane Irma’s outer bands blow into the southern part of the state on a predicted path for landfall southwest of the heavily populated Miami metro area.

The enormous storm weakened slightly to Category 4 Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (215 kph), but it was expected to pick up strength again as it takes aim at Florida.

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