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Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 2 storm after making landfall in Florida twice and delivering destructive winds, torrential rains and life-threatening storm surge as it moved up the state’s Gulf Coast. 72934 minutes ago
As the hurricane inches its way toward Florida’s west and southwestern, gusty winds, heavy rains and surges hit southern parts of the state.
Many homes and apartment buildings in Tampa are close to sea level, making them vulnerable to a storm surge.
As forecasts for the path of Hurricane Irma shifted west, millions of people living along Florida’s Gulf Coast found themselves scrambling to prepare or get out.