Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida

irmaHurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida at Cudjoe Key in lower Florida Keys.

Irma made landfall as a Category 4 storm in the lower Florida Keys early Sunday with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph.

It is now a Category 3, according to the National Hurricane Center. A dangerous storm surge is expected across Florida. More than 1 million people have lost power.

At least three people have been reported killed in Florida as a result of Irma. The death toll in the Caribbean has risen to more than 20.

Tornado Warning continues for Boca Raton FL, Delray Beach FL, Greenacres FL until 2:45 PM EDT. Extreme Wind Warning Continues until 3:30 PM greater Naples and Marco Island areas.
Warning including Wellington FL, Royal Palm Beach FL, Loxahatchee Groves FL until 3:00 PM EDT.

Flash Flood Warning including Golden Gate FL, Naples FL, Marco Island FL until 6:00 PM EDT. 130 mph wind gust just recorded at Marco Island Emergency Operations Center.