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National Weather Service Issues Dire Irma Warning: ‘THIS IS AS REAL AS IT GETS’

National Weather Service Issues Dire Irma Warning: ‘THIS IS AS REAL AS IT GETS’

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As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, the National Weather Service has been issuing serious warnings about the massive storm. The Key West National Weather Service on Friday tweeted out all-caps warnings, telling people that nowhere in the Florida Keys will be safe. Also on Friday, a National Hurricane Center warning for the Keys said Irma poses a "significant and potentially catastrophic threat." "All significant hurricane impact threats are likely this weekend, including life threatening storm surge flooding and damaging winds, potentially extremely high rainfall amounts, as well as a threat of tornadoes," the statement said. Meteorologist Joe Bastardi said on "Hannity" that any people who remain in the Keys risk getting cut off. "It would not surprise me if so
Hurricane Irma becomes Category 5 storm [Warning Hurricane Alert]

Hurricane Irma becomes Category 5 storm [Warning Hurricane Alert]

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The National Hurricane Center suggests the following materials: Water: At least 1 gallon of water per person/ animal per day for at least 3 days. Food: At least a 3-day supply of non-perishable food. Radio: A battery-powered radio with NOAA weather radio tone alert and extra batteries. Flashlight: Make sure you have extra batteries as well. First Aid Kit Manual can opener: If the electricity is out, you would need some way to open your canned food. Cellphone: Make sure you have extra battery packs or a solar charger to keep your phone on. Prescription medications Glasses Cash Important family documents: Make sure you have copies of insurance policies and some form of state issued ID. Sturdy shoes: Think about