MARCO ISLAND, Fla. –Hurricane Irma slammed into southwest Florida on Sunday, packing 120 mph winds as it made its second landfall in the state at Marco Island, Fla.
When it hit, around 3:35 p.m. ET, Irma was a Category 3 storm.
The hurricane, as it makes its way across Naples, Florida has downgraded to a Category 2 storm. The storm is threatening to bring dangerous storm surges along Florida’s west coast, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday evening.
According to KOLR10 Meteorologist Jamie Warriner, winds are now down to 110 mph and is centered just east of Ft. Myers. He said the weakening will continue and the storm is expected to be downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday as it moves across the Florida Panhandle.