Hurricane Andrew was a Category 5 that pummeled Florida in 1992.
The destruction was severe:
Hurricane Andrew was a category 5 that hit Miami in 1992… pic.twitter.com/m921bmii5H
— Alyssa Miranda (@alyssamirand) September 5, 2017
Just how big is Hurricane Irma by comparison? This terrifying graphic pretty much says it all:
HURRICANE COMPARISON | On the left, Hurricane Andrew (1992). On the right, Hurricane Irma. Irma's latest track: on.wtsp.com/2gRqXYI
Posted by 10News WTSP on Friday, September 8, 2017
Continued prayers for everyone in the path of this storm. Tampa officials issued evacuation orders today as people continue to head north to safety – hopefully residents are taking it seriously.
Get the latest details and projects on Hurricane Irma HERE.