Officials in the Florida Keys have ordered tourists to evacuate the island chain as Hurricane Irma threatens to bring record-breaking wind speeds and catastrophic flooding later this week. The Keys' approximately 70,000 residents will be ordered to leave soon, too, according to local emergency management officials.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Monroe County emergency management director Martin Senterfitt about the storm.
This article was originally published on September 06, 2017.
This segment aired on September 6, 2017.
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