Irma fluctuates in strength, moves westward

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Forecast cone via National Hurricane Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. Hurricane Irma remained at into a Category 3 hurricane Sunday evening as the system continues moving toward the Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center said.

Hurricane Irma is moving west at 14 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. It is about 790 miles east of the Leeward Islands with maximum sustained winds at 115 mph.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the following places:

  • Antigua
  • Barbuda
  • Anguilla,
  • Montserrat
  • St. Kitts
  • Nevis
  • Saba
  • St. Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Barthelemy

The next advisory is scheduled for 11 p.m.

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