Photos: Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma
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<p>HOMESTEAD, FL - SEPTEMBER 08: People fill bags with sand as they prepare for the approaching Hurricane Irma on September 8, 2017 in Homestead, Florida. Current tracks for Hurricane Irma shows that it will hit south Florida this weekend. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 6:27 PM, Sep 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-08 22:08:08-04
The State of Florida is getting ready for a monstrous hurricane heading its way.
Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida sometime Sunday, and it will likely be a Category 4, forecasters say. Many have evacuated after preparing their homes and businesses for the worst.
See photos of Floridians preparing for Hurricane Irma.
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