TAKE A LOOK AT LIVE PICTURES FROM FORT LAUDERDALE AND THE RAIN AND THE BANDS ARE STARTING TO COME THROUGH. STILL UPPER IN CATEGORY 3 WHICH IS EXPECTED BECAUSE THE CENTER HAS BEEN VERY CLOSE TO THE COAST THERE BUT NOW STARTED TO MOVE NORTHWESTISH AND I’LL SHOW YOU THAT IN A SECOND. 125 MILES PER HOUR WINDS THE IMPORTANT THING IS 130 IS CATEGORY 4, NEEDS TO INCREASE IN INTENSITY BY 5 MILES PER HOUR, BACK TO CATEGORY 4 FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE IMPRESSED BY THE CATEGORY WE WERE HIGH END, UPPER END CATEGORY 3. 115-MILES SOUTHEAST, SPEED SLOWED DOWN PROBABLY BIG NEWS HERE IN THE SPEED AS WE GO THROUGH THIS BUT MORE SO BECAUSE OF THE DIRECTION HERE REMEMBER WE WERE TALKING GOING WEST THAT NUMBER OFF THE COMPASS, 270 IS DUE WEST. THEN WE SAW SOME ADVISORIES UPDATES WITH 280 SO WASN’T GOING DUE WEST ANYMORE A LITTLE NORTH LITTLE BIT THIS WAYS LIKE THAT WAY NOW IN THE LAST POSITION WAS 285 THESE NUMBERS GETTING BIGGER MORE QUICKLY MEANING THAT THIS TURN, THAT THIS TURN GOING THIS WAY IS NOW INCREASING LIKE THAT, IT IS FACING MORE LIKE THAT. THIS IS ALL EXPECTED THERE ARE NO SUR . THIS RED AREA HERE, THIS IS THE HURRICANE FORCE WINDS, THAT’S THE HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS, THIS DOES A LOT OF DAMAGE, THE CORE WAS DESTRUCTION THE RED AREA DOES A LOT OF DAMAGE THE WINDS OVER 70 MILES PER HOUR, LOTS OF TREES COME DOWN, HOMES ARE DAMAGE, THIS RED AREA CUZ A LOT OF DAMAGE THIS CORE HAS DESTRUCTION IT IS ABOUT 45 TO 50-MILES WIDE UNDERNEATH INSIDE THAT RED AREA. THIS ORANGE AREA HERE THOSE ARE THE HURRICANE FORCE GUSTS THESE ARE THE POWER OUTAGES VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS THIS ORANGE AREA HERE WHICH IS IN TO SOUTH FLORIDA CONTINUING TO MOVE TO THE NORTH, THAT IS THE 40 MILES PER HOUR GREATER WINDS WE’RE SEEING THAT FROM OUR NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK SITE WINDS SUSTAINED OFFSHORE 50 KNOTS SOUTHEAST OF KEY BISCAYNE, PROP CAL STORM FORCE WINDS. LET’S GO FORWARD IN TIME THAT’S THE STORM MOVING THROUGH THE NORTH AT 2 A.M., 2 A.M. THE HURRICANE FORCE WINDS ARE IN TO THE MIDDLE AND LOWER KEYS, IT IS REALLY, REALLY WINDY AND GUSTING IN KEY LARGO THE STORM SURGE IS COMING IN NOW THE EACH TIME ANOTHER WAVE COMES IN HIGHER THE TRACK FORECAST IS SHIFTED JUST A LITTLE BIT WEST TOWARDS KEY WEST FOR THE CORE NOW REMEMBER IT IS THE CORE THAT YOU WANT TO AVOID AND UNFORTUNATELY THE TRACK POSITION CHANGE HERE IS A LITTLE CLOSER TO KEY WEST, KEY LARGO STILL REALLY HOWLING NOW HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA, THE WINDS ARE HIGHER AND HIGHER, CERTAINLY STRONGER THAN THEY ARE BLOWING RIGHT NOW, NOW UP TO 7 A.M. THAT LOOKS LIKE THE CLOSEST IMPACT OF LANDFALL KEY WEST, A STRONG CATEGORY 4 4 HURRICANE PHASE SOMETIMES WHEN THE WINDS ARE COMING CLOSER TO THE SURFACE WHERE THE STRENGTHENING PHASE OF THE STORM HAS A LOT OF WIND NEAR THE SURFACE 130 TO 155 MILES PER HOUR WINDS, THERE IS THE CONE IT IS VERY TINY BECAUSE WE’RE TARTING POINT