Irma came ashore in Cuba Saturday morning and could hit the Florida Keys Sunday morning.
WFLA-TV, based in Tampa, will be airing non-stop coverage of Hurricane Irma throughout Saturday.
The plane, a modified C-130 Hercules, was damaged on its nose and at least one propeller
Emergency operations leaders are moving resources to the western part of the state, anticipating the most damage there.
The organization is also working to get shelters ready for the storm.
The Red Cross recommends residents should do the following to be prepared for a hurricane:
Two other named Atlantic storms are already active — Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 hurricane headed toward Florida, and Tropical Storm Jose, …
“We’ve been watching Irma,” he said. “We started tracking it as soon as we saw that it could come this way. If it does come to North Carolin…
Forecasters are watching the storm closely, with more flights through the storm to collect data carried out on Monday morning.
“Monday we start the planning effort for if we get hit. We will be ready,” one Red Cross organizer said.