Sunday: Florida braces for Hurricane Irma

Florida Prepares For Major Hit By Hurricane Irma

 In this NOAA handout image, NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma passing the eastern end of Cuba at about 8:00 am EST on September 8, 2017. 

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Florida is bracing for Hurricane Irma, expected to hit land Sunday morning as a Category 5 Hurricane. Mandatory evacuations have been issued to residents in areas projected to bear the brunt of the storm and with winds that are projected to reach over 180 mph, Floridians and residents in surrounding states are preparing for the worst.

We'll hear from our team of CBS News correspondents deployed throughout the state of Florida Sunday and get you the very latest as Irma makes landfall.  Plus we'll have updates from federal and local officials including House Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) as the country faces its second catastrophic storm in just three weeks. We'll also hear from Florida Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckham on how the state is planning to keep residents safe and prevent massive damages.

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