Irma has made the northward turn into an area of extremely warm water, and is expected to build back to Category 5 Status as it rakes the coast of Florida.
Projections are for category 1 strength as it crosses the Florida-Georgia line.
Irma is the strongest for longest hurricane in recorded history, with with reported winds up to 225MPH. According to forecasts, the wind over Florida will peak at approximately 144 MPH.
If you are thiding this one out, don/t. This is one to evade. You canr ride out the Cat 1’s, and some of the Cat 2″s, but the cat 3’s and higher are definitely the ones to play rabbit and run from.