Evacuees Clog Florida Highways as Irma Approaches

StoryfulWeatherPublished: September 7, 2017
Published: September 7, 2017

Traffic snarled and backed up in the Tampa, Florida, area on Thursday, August 7, as evacuees from South Florida headed north as Hurricane Irma threatened the state. Traffic started building on Wednesday night on I-75 northbound, and rest stops were filled with evacuees traveling north, a news report said. Governor Rick Scott suspended tolls across the state to assist with evacuation procedures ahead of the hurricane. Evacuation orders have already been issued in the Florida Keys and areas of Miami-Dade County with more expected. Credit: Twitter/John Archer via Storyful

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