September 11, 2017 2:33 PM
|Updated: August 14, 2020 12:50 AM
Waves on the southend beach of Tybee Island, Ga. pound the beach as Tropical Storm Irma heads into the state, Monday, Sept., 11, 2017. Tybee officials said wind gusts are reported at 60 miles per hour on the beach. / The Associated Press
Hurricane Irma has made landfall, and is working its way up our state. The remnants of Irma were downgraded to a tropical storm, but that storm remains a major threat. We checked in with National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Nadler and GPB reporter Emily Jones.
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