Published On: Tue, Sep 5th, 2017

Residents brace for Category 5 Hurricane Irma

Satellite Image Hurricane Irma 05 Sep 2017

GREAT BAY — Hurricane Irma has been categorized today as a Category 5 storm with winds at 185 mph. Residents are urged to finalize all preparations as soon as possible.

Below are the current stats on Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma - 11AM Tue Sep 05 2017

Residents have been stocking up on gas, batteries and supplies during the day today…

Cars Line Up At Gasstation

Photo caption: Cars line in up a gasrush at Risdon’s Gasstation in Point Blanche, St. Maarten. Photo by Milton Pieters.

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More photo’s and news updates to follow…

2PM UPDATE: Hurricane Irma will be “potentially catastrophic”. Read more here>>>