We are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Irma as it takes aim at Florida.
The latest reports from NOAA show the Category 5 storm just over 100 miles north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Warm water is strengthening Irma as it pushes through the Caribbean and toward the mainland U.S.
NOAA is reporting Irma is packing maximum sustained winds of 180 mph.
NOAA expects a Hurricane Watch to be issued for Florida later today
Hurricane Watches and Warnings in effect across much of:
The Dominican Republic
Turks and Caicos
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