Hurricane Irma Hits Land

With winds gusting at 185 miles per hour, this Category 5 hurricane is one of the most powerful Atlantic storms ever recorded. Hurricane Irma is on track to pass near or just north of  Puerto Rico, threatening a population of 3.4 million people.

Governor of Puerto RicoRicardo Rossello, tweeted that he just got off the phone with President Trump and added:

On behalf of all citizens of #PuertoRico thanks for your support. We will come out strong!

The National Hurricane Center’s assessment of Hurricane Irma shows the storm moving toward Florida’s east coast possibly hitting Sunday through Monday.

 

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