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    Irma Begins to Lash Florida, Impeding Evacuation

    Time’s up. Gov. Rick Scott told remnants of the 6.3 million Floridians ordered to evacuate that “if you’re not on the road by noon, you need to get to shelter.” Hurricane Irma, forecast to be the state’s worst, slammed into Cuba as a Category 5 storm this morning after killing 25 across multiple Caribbean islands. Some, like St. Martin, are desperate for recovery that’s been halted as a second threat, Hurricane Jose, closes in. Irma’s been downgraded to a Category 3 storm, but is likely to strengthen as it sweeps toward Florida’s Gulf coast.

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