At 5 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 20.9 North, longitude 71.1 West, moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h). There are significant equipment outages in the wake of Irma as well. Numerous radar sites, VORs, NDBs, AWOS, ASOS, etc. have been reported out of service or unmonitored. They have begun to proactively shut down equipment in southern Florida as well. Airports throughout Florida are likely to begin closing after on Saturday.
Read more here:: Hurricane Irma Update - 5 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC)