Update on Hurricane Irma Destruction

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Jim DeSilva and Milton Ibanez (L-R) put window protection on their business, Sandy Point, as they prepare for Hurricane Irma on September 7, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Irma, the deadly Category 4 storm which ripped through the Caribbean Islands and left at least 20 people dead, is expected to directly impact South Florida early Sunday. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said, “It’s not a question of if Florida’s going to be impacted, it’s a question of how bad Florida’s going to be impacted." We get an update on the storm.


Laura Sydell, NPR correspondent