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The latest on Irma as it’s forecast to come ashore this weekend

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In this NOAA handout image, NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it moves towards the Florida Coast as a category 4 storm in the Caribbean Sea taken at 14:45 UTC on September 08, 2017. Handout/Getty Images

Irma continues its approach this morning, with the current forecast predicting the hurricane hitting the shoreline early this Sunday.

According to the current National Hurricane Center forecast, Irma will barrel through South Florida upwards through Broward and Palm Beach counties and even higher up North. Meanwhile, Miami and Florida Keys residents are continuing to evacuate, in what could be one of the biggest mass evacuations in the U.S.

We get the latest on Irma with a reporter in Miami.


Jenny Staletovich, environment and hurricane reporter for the Miami Herald; she tweets @jenstaletovich

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