Sep 11, 2017

Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia

Atlanta, GA
USA
by
Joe Sterling, Faith Karimi and Catherine Shoichet, CNN
,
CNN
A car sits abandoned in storm surge as Hurricane Irma hits in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo: CNN
A car sits abandoned in storm surge as Hurricane Irma hits in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo: CNN

This is the first year on record that the continental United States has had two Category 4 hurricane landfalls in the same year.