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Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma
Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Irma at peak intensity near the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6
FormedAugust 29 2017
DissipatitSeptember 12, 2017
Heichest winds1-meenit susteened: 185 mph (295 km/h)
Lawest pressur914 mbar (hPa); 26.99 inHg
Fatalities55 tot (as o September 12)
Damage> $30 billion (2017 USD)
(Unoffeecially fowert or fift-costliest hurricane on record)
Areas affectedLeeward Islands (especially Barbuda, Saunt Barthelemy, Saunt Martin an the Virgin Islands), Greater Antilles, Turks an Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Sootheastren Unitit States
Pairt o the 2017 Atlantic hurricane saison

Hurricane Irma wis an extremely pouerfu an catastrophic Cape Verde teep hurricane.