Here is what you need to know about Irma’s threat this week into the weekend.

Source: Hurricane Irma Strengthens Into a Category 5 as it Bears Down on the Leeward Islands {Link to & video} 

I was a First Responder for over 20 years as a Utility Line Clearance Specialist {Arbourist}. I responded to 21 Hurricanes in 9 states. I still get the weather alerts from several sources that were a part of a network for my industry and Power Utility Companies Gulf States. I still get the urge to pack my bags when a storm approaches and depressed when I can no longer go.