Video – Hurricane Irma Damage – Prevents Florida Residents Returning – Al Jazeera English Reports

Published on Sep 16, 2017 – The clean-up effort after Hurricane Irma hit the US state of Florida is progressing slowly, with tens of thousands still without electricity.

The largest Atlantic storm on record hit almost a week ago, but many people are unable to return home.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Big Pine Key, Florida.

 

What it’s like to fly into a Category 5 hurricane – Hurricane Irma – VICE News Reports

Published on Sep 10, 2017 – Hurricane Irma – What it’s like to fly into a Category 5 hurricane

Even with all the technology at the U.S. government’s disposal, the best way to gather data from a hurricane is still the hard way: flying into the storm in a propeller plane.

That’s exactly what the men and women of 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron do. Better known as the “Hurricane Hunters,” this all-reserve Air Force unit is tasked with piloting their WC-130J aircraft directly into the eye of a hurricane.

VICE News secured a ride with the Hurricane Hunters as they flew into the eye of Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic. The Hurricane Hunters don’t fly into storms for fun. During their flight an array of instruments collect and transmit data used to predict how active storms will develop, and move.

Read more: https://news.vice.com/story/hurricane-irma-category-5

 

 

Video – Powerful Hurricane Irma winds hitting Naples, Florida – Fox News Reports

 

Published on Sep 10, 2017 – Hurricane Irma

Steve Harrigan reports on initial wind gusts.

 

 

Video – Hurricane Irma pulls water away from Key Largo coast – Fox News Reports

 

Published on Sep 10, 2017

Adam Housley shares footage of the bay.