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Miami Beach mayor to tourists: Don't let calm before the storm fool you

As Hurricane Irma destroyed homes and flooded streets in the northern Caribbean islands, it was business as usual for most in Miami Beach. Tamwa Ashiru, a tourist from Nigeria, didn't know this was the calm before the storm. With some residents already gone, there was less traffic Wednesday. Some were waiting on the evacuation order from Miami-Dade County, which could send nearly 92,000 people from North Beach to South Beach rushing to reach the mainland through four routes. Store shelves were empty and there were lines forming at <a href=",-80138803,713&tbm=lcl&ved=0ahUKEwiVhfLeuJHWAhUV84MKHQD8CS4QtgMIKg&tbs=lrf:!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:3&rldoc=1#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:!1m3!1d251112.23094072487!2d-80.01927922988284!3d25.816988497265143!3m2!1i1260!2i839!4f13.1" target="_blank">gas stations</a>. But although the powerful Category 5 storm with potentially catastrophic w

Source: WPLG - Miami, FL

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