Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record.
Lost Jobs After Major Hurricanes Aren't UncommonBy Katherine Biek | October 6, 2017
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest job report says the U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in September.
This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms ThemselvesBy Tyler Adkisson | September 19, 2017
Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are tumultuous, but projections for the rest of this hurricane season suggest it could get worse.
The Florida Keys Are Reeling From Hurricane Irma DevastationBy Newsy Staff | September 15, 2017
Many homes along the 120-mile chain of islands are destroyed or are still inaccessible.
At Least 8 Dead After Nursing Home Loses AC Following IrmaBy Matt Picht | September 13, 2017
Florida officials are investigating the deaths of eight people after a nursing home's air conditioning shut off after Hurricane Irma.
France Vows To Help Caribbean Islands After Hurricane IrmaBy Lindsey Pulse | September 13, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron visited Caribbean islands devastated in the hurricane.
Irma Leaves Behind Major Crop Damage For Florida FarmersBy Gabrielle Ware | September 12, 2017
The state produces almost half of all citrus crops in the U.S.
Hurricane Irma's Destructive Journey By The NumbersBy Briana Koeneman | September 12, 2017
Irma spent more than 10 days as a hurricane. And the powerful storm wreaked havoc on the Caribbean and Florida during that time.
Florida Sheriff Sued For Checking Warrants At Hurricane SheltersBy Briana Koeneman | September 12, 2017
Sheriff Grady Judd in Polk County, Florida, was sued after his office threatened to jail anyone with a warrant who sought shelter from the hurricane.
For Florida's Endangered Wildlife, Hurricanes Come With The TerritoryBy Evan Thomas | September 11, 2017
Some animals live on tiny islands in Irma's path, and they can't evacuate.
Tesla Offers Free Battery Upgrades For Owners Caught In Irma's PathBy Matt Picht | September 11, 2017
Tesla is unlocking battery restrictions on some of its vehicles, giving Tesla owners fleeing Irma more range.
A Shaken Caribbean Turns To Recovery After Irma's DestructionBy Katherine Biek | September 11, 2017
Hurricane Irma caused an estimated $10 billion worth of damage in the Caribbean.
What Role Does The National Guard Play In Natural Disasters?By Katherine Biek | September 11, 2017
Florida Gov. Rick Scott activated the entire state's National Guard in preparation for Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma Weakens To A Tropical Storm, But It's Still DangerousBy Briana Koeneman | September 11, 2017
The once-powerful Category 5 hurricane dropped to tropical storm strength early Monday after pummeling the state with wind, rain and storm surges.
This Is How Hurricane Irma Stacks Up Against Other Florida StormsBy Gabrielle Ware | September 10, 2017
Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful in history, but it's not the first time Florida has gotten slammed.
Potentially Dangerous Joke Invites People To Shoot At Hurricane IrmaBy Ryan Biek | September 10, 2017
Police are warning residents not to actually participate in a Facebook event called "Shoot at Hurricane Irma."
Florida Already Had A Lot Of Mosquitoes, And Irma Could Make It WorseBy Ethan Weston | September 10, 2017
Floodwater left by hurricanes could boost the local population of mosquitoes, some of which carry dangerous diseases.
What Exactly Is Storm Surge, And Why Does It Have Floridians Worried?By Ryan Biek | September 10, 2017
Florida's governor warned residents they won't survive Hurricane Irma's storm surge, which is predicted to raise water levels dramatically.
Hurricane Irma Batters Florida With Wind, Rain And Storm SurgesBy Stephanie Liebergen | September 10, 2017
Ahead of the storm's arrival, about 6.5 million Florida residents were told to evacuate.
The Government Waived An Old Law To Avoid A Hurricane Gas ShortageBy Stephanie Liebergen | September 9, 2017
Because of Hurricane Irma, the government is temporarily suspending a law prohibiting foreign ships from transporting goods between two U.S. ports.
Do We Need A Hurricane Category 6?By Evan Thomas | September 8, 2017
If we go by wind speed, there's good reason to create a new category for the strongest hurricanes. But expanding the scale also isn't very useful.
Major Airlines Are Helping Get People Safely Out Of Irma's WayBy Briana Koeneman | September 8, 2017
American, Delta, United and JetBlue airlines are helping get passengers to safety as Hurricane Irma heads toward the U.S. mainland.
Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Double Hurricane Recovery FundingBy Gabrielle Ware | September 7, 2017
It would also fund the government through Dec. 8.
Florida Sheriff's Office Will Check For Warrants At Hurricane SheltersBy Briana Koeneman | September 7, 2017
The Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a series of tweets Wednesday that law enforcement officers will check IDs at emergency shelters.
These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study ThemBy Sarah Schlieder | September 7, 2017
"Hurricane hunters" fly into the most powerful storms to gather life-saving information.
Deaths, Destruction Reported As Hurricane Irma Pummels The CaribbeanBy Briana Koeneman | September 7, 2017
Authorities say at least 10 people are dead after the storm hammered multiple islands, including Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands.
Hurricane Irma Forecasts Are Disrupting Florida's Football WeekendBy Grant Suneson | September 6, 2017
The Miami Dolphins' Week 1 game was postponed to avoid Hurricane Irma, and some college teams canceled their games altogether.
Hurricane Irma Pummels The Caribbean; Florida Could Be NextBy Briana Koeneman | September 6, 2017
The hurricane's eye passed over the small island of Barbuda early Wednesday on its way toward Puerto Rico.
Another Powerful Hurricane Is Taking Aim At The USBy Briana Koeneman | September 5, 2017
Forecasters said Tuesday that Hurricane Irma had intensified to a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of around 175 miles per hour.
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