McClatchy Hurricane Center

Hurricane Center: Latest Irma coverage

Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida, where there are already power outages. McClatchy newsrooms from the Miami Herald to The (Macon) Telegraph to The Charlotte Observer to The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News are tracking the storm and making sure you have the information you need to remain safe.

Storm clouds associated with the outer bands of Hurricane Irma shroud the downtown skyline Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. Several parts of the Tampa Bay area are under a mandatory evacuation order for the approaching storm. / Credit: Chris O'Meara/AP



Am I in an evacuation zone?

Where should I park my car during Irma?

Where can I take shelter (and are my pets welcome)?

You’ve filled your bathtub with water, now what?

7 stupid things we do in a hurricane that can get us killed


What roads will be open (and closed) for evacuation?

What shelters are open?

What’s open and closed?

South Carolina

Staying or going, S.C.? Here’s why you should watch Irma’s track (and cone)

What sort of storm surge will the Grand Strand get?

What’s open and closed?

Trying to escape Irma? Hotels are filling up fast

Caution: ‘You never know where a hurricane is going to go’

North Carolina

What’s expected in Charlotte?

Hurricane Irma is tracking west, what does that mean for the Triangle?

Should NC be worried about Jose?