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Volunteers say the facility is at full capacity after a wave of evacuees arriving from other parts of the state.

As Hurricane Irma hits Florida, most people are hunkered down in shelters or in their homes. But for those who are out on the roads, they're finding another problem.

Hurricane Irma has also left destruction on Cuba and the Caribbean Islands. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Michael Weissenstein, Caribbean Bureau Chief for the Associated Press.

Ed Rappaport, acting director for the National Hurricane Center, gives an update on Hurricane Irma, and other storms expected to hit the Gulf Coast.

Taylor Roberts is a pediatric nurse who is waiting for Hurricane Irma to pass so she can go back to work at Golisano Children's Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla.

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Michael Weissenstein, Caribbean Bureau Chief for the Associated Press, about the impact of Hurricane Irma on the region.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Bill Barnett, the mayor of Naples, Fla., about how his city has prepared for Hurricane Irma.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Vice Admiral Karl Schultz about the Coast Guard's Hurricane Irma response efforts.

Daniel Cruz is managing a pet-friendly hurricane shelter at Woodlands Middle School in Sarasota County, Florida. 1,200 people are there and more are expected to arrive before Hurricane Irma hits.

Hurricane Irma is taking aim at Florida's west coast. NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro in Miami, Leila Fadel in Tampa, and Jon Hamilton at the National Hurricane Center talk about the storm's progress




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