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Flash Flood EMERGENCY For Storm Surge Along Collier County Coast

Flash Flood EMERGENCY For Storm Surge Along Collier County Coast

| September 10, 2017 @ 2:32 pm

The NWS in Miami is warning that the center of Irma is near Marco Island. Storm surge flooding is expected to begin shortly.

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Urgent Advice From the National Hurricane Center

Urgent Advice From the National Hurricane Center

| September 10, 2017 @ 1:37 pm

Water is draining from harbors and bays along the west coast of Florida. It is VERY dangerous to go out while the water is evacuated. It will come back with a VENGEANCE when the wind shifts.

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Eyewall Impacting Lower Keys, Key West: Hurricane Force Gust at NWS Office

Eyewall Impacting Lower Keys, Key West: Hurricane Force Gust at NWS Office

| September 10, 2017 @ 6:32 am

The eyewall of Hurricane Irma is impacting the Lower Florida Keys right now. Winds are gusting to hurricane force in Key West.

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My Mom Must Be Working at the NWS Key West

My Mom Must Be Working at the NWS Key West

| September 10, 2017 @ 3:48 am

“Put your shoes on now!” was a familiar refrain from my mom during tornado warnings in the 1970s. It was good advice then and still is today if you are in a hurricane or tornado or flood.

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Some Reports Across South Florida…Wind Gust to 83 mph at NWS Key West

Some Reports Across South Florida…Wind Gust to 83 mph at NWS Key West

| September 10, 2017 @ 1:09 am

Now Category Four Hurricane Irma is moving at 9 mph toward Key West. Winds are gusting to hurricane force already in the Keys. They will begin experiencing the eyewall around 5 a.m. CDT.

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