Irma Upgraded to Category 5

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Over the weekend, Hurricane Irma has strengthened into an “extremely dangerous” Category 5 storm, set to hit the Caribbean islands Wednesday before possibly hitting the US later on this week. Irma was churning Tuesday morning with maximum sustained winds of 175 mph, which is well above the threshold of Cat 5 at 157 mph/

Hurricane Irma upgraded to category 5

Via rss.cnn.com