Another heavy-duty storm is on the horizon. On Tuesday morning, Hurricane Irma was upgraded to a category 5 storm. Projections so far include dangerous storm surge and coastal landfall later this week.
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott has already declared a state of emergency for the entire state, in hopes that increased preparedness will lighten the impact for Floridians. Irma is expected to barrel through Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Bahamas throughout the rest of the week before touching down in central Florida on Sunday.