At 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 20.1 North, longitude 69.0 West, moving along the north coast of the Dominican Republic.
More than a dozen airports are closed in the Caribbean. A number of other airports are also reporting ATC Zero status. NBAA Air Traffic Services recommends that operators call ahead to confirm needed services are available, regardless of airport status. Operators should expect some closures at south Florida airports by sometime late on Saturday. Several radar facilities (including STT, QJT, SIG, BQN, and GDT) have failed or were shut down, so there are gaps in radar coverage throughout PIARCO and in ZSU airspace.
Read more here:: Hurricane Irma Update - 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC)