Hurricane Irma is HOW Big??

Hurricane Irma is gaining strength and size as she barrels towards the United States. She is now a category 5 with maximum sustained winds of 175 mph, becoming the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic basin since 2007.


JD Rudd, a meteorologist for the ABC affiliate in Cleveland, created a few images showing just how big Irma became overnight.

Irma is significantly larger than the state of Ohio. She is a big, bad, dangerous beast.

Where she will make landfall is still to be determined, but it’s looking like a certainty that Florida will take a direct hit, be it on the east coast or west coast. Governor Rick Scott has already declared a state of emergency.

Make your preparations now, Florida friends!

Meanwhile, if you insist on looking the storm in the eye, do it here:


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