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Hurricane Irma Bears Down on Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — From Key West to Pensacola, Florida’s 20.6 million residents are likely to feel the impact of Hurricane Irma as the storm hits the state.

**UPDATES BELOW**

UPDATE 5:45 a.m. ET: New ECMWF 00z model has Hurricane Irma not making landfall on the Florida peninsula, but southeast of Tallahassee in the state’s Big Bend Region.

UPDATE 5:30 a.m. ET: The National Hurricane Center’s latest advisory has the storm located at 24.1°N 81.5°W, moving west at 8 mph, 40 miles southeast of Key West.

 

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