The water was sucked out of Tampa Bay as the storm, which is rotating at high speed, drew water out to sea; that water plus up to eight feet of storm surge is expected to return later when the storm hits the city directly. Numerous social media posts as well as live coverage on cable news showed curious locals walking out into the now-dry seabed, which experts cautioned is a bad idea.
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Category 5 Hurricane Irma is currently barreling through the Atlantic Ocean and is now considered the strongest recorded storm in the Atlantic basin ...
Regionally, these winds are known by many different names. These include: