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This satellite image obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Huricane Irma at 1930 UTC on September 5, 2017.
Tourists in Key West are packing their bags on a mandatory evacuation order as Hurricane Irma, a potent Category 5 storm, churns toward the island chain off south Florida, officials said September 5, 2017. Visitors are expected to begin leaving at sunrise Wednesday, and an order for residents will soon follow, said a statement from Monroe County, which includes the popular resort island of Key West.


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This satellite image obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Huricane Irma at 1930 UTC on September 5, 2017.
Tourists in Key West are packing their bags on a mandatory evacuation order as Hurricane Irma, a potent Category 5 storm, churns toward the island chain off south Florida, officials said September 5, 2017. Visitors are expected to begin leaving at sunrise Wednesday, and an order for residents will soon follow, said a statement from Monroe County, which includes the popular resort island of Key West.


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El meteorólogo Gabriel Lojero dice que "el último huracán que afectó directamente a Puerto Rico fue en 1928 con San Felipe" por lo que en esta zona del Caribe no ha tocado un huracán "tan intenso" como Irma.