This map displays live data generated by the National Hurricane Center, which is currently tracking the paths of the three named storms swirling in the Western Hemisphere: Irma, Katia and Jose. The map is interactive and will update as the forecast changes.
Update: PBS NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan shares his notes on the latest from the National Weather Service:
Irma: NHC update 2 p.m. EDT
Winds, location and damage
Irma remains a tropical storm with 60-mile-per hour winds. Current location: Just outside Quitman, Georgia. 55 miles east of Tallahassee, Florida. Tropical storm force winds extend outward 415 miles. Storm expected to dissipate in 72 hours.
Tropical storm warnings discontinued south of Suwanee river, Florida; remain in effect for panhandle, south Georgia and coastal South Carolina.
Approximately 6.7 million power outages reported across Florida. You can track Florida’s outages here.
Florida Keys: The Navy is deploying an aircraft carrier to assist in the recovery. Roads remain closed to the public, and resident are angry that they cannot return home.
Peninsula: Miami-Dade and Broward schools are closed indefinitely, and the Miami-Dade schools chief said the Red Cross never showed up to manage shelters. Roofs blown off at Marco Island, where second landfall occurred. No injuries reported on Marco Island. The hurricane-proof outer facade of Marlins Park roof appears to have been ripped off. Travel into Miami Beach is banned until Tuesday.
Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports remain closed. Three cranes — two in Miami, one in Fort Lauderdale, were toppled by Irma’s winds. Hialeah Hospital almost ran out of fuel for its backup generator. Miami curfew — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. — issued until further notice.
In Tampa Bay, officials report damage to several buildings, especially along the coast. Secondary roads washed out, and beach structures — marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers — were moderately damaged. A few urban road remain impassable due to fallen trees.
A massive sinkhole near an apartment building in Orange County, Florida swallowed air-conditioning units and a concrete slab. It was evacuated.
North Florida: Jacksonville, especially downtown, experienced record flooding. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority posted this video of downtown flooding. Here’s another photo and a video. Officials in the area expect flooding in northeast Florida to continue for several days.
The whole state may experience a gasoline shortage due to people rushing to buy fuel before the storm arrived.
Two police officers died Sunday morning in Hardee county, southeast of Tampa Bay, when their individual vehicles crashed into each other. It’s unclear if Irma played a role.
Cuba: 10 dead, including two bus riders crushed by a falling fourth-floor balcony.
West side: Storm surge warnings remain in effect north of Anna Maria Island to the panhandle, including Tampa Bay.
East side: Warnings extend from Flagler/Volusia County line Florida to the South Santee River in South Carolina.
Peak surge levels during Irma:
Naples recorded tides that were 7 feet above normal.
Miami: 6 feet
Vaca Key: 4 feet
Tampa: 4 feet (Current: Holding steady at 4 feet)
Cape Canaveral: 8 feet
Cedar Key: 4 feet
Jacksonville (coast): 8.5 feet (Current: Dropping; now at 5 feet)
Jacksonville (downtown): 6.9 feet
You can track storm surge measurements here. The surge may swell and fade throughout the day with the tide cycle. NWS has a graphic of what storm surge looks like on a human level.
North Florida: additional 3 to 6 inches with storm totals creeping toward 8 to 15 inches
Central Georgia, eastern Alabama and southern South Carolina: 3 to inches, isolated 10 inches.
Flash flood threat remains “high” for southeast Georgia and coastal South Carolina; “moderate” for southwest Georgia and inland South Carolina; “elevated” for the panhandle, Jacksonville and southeast Alabama.
Irma made its second U.S. landfall at Marco Island at 3:35 p.m. EDT, approximately 50 miles south of Fort Myers. Impact had 115-mile-per-hour sustained winds (Category 3) and 130-mile-per-hour gusts.
Irma spent 8.5 days as a major hurricane, which second to only 2004’s Hurricane Ivan, according to Colorado State University atmospheric scientist Philip Klotzbach.
First landfall occurred at Cudjoe Key at 9:10 a.m. EDT with 130 mph winds (Category 4).
Here’s a resource if you want to follow news reports from local NPR stations.
Hurricane Jose still a Category 2 (105-mile-per-hour winds); expected to linger over western Atlantic for few days. Its swells will affect portions of Hispaniola,the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.