Updated on Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma will bring multiple significant threats to Florida over the next 48 hours.
In addition to the threat of destructive winds, tornadoes and flash flooding, the most deadly threat from Hurricane Irma will likely be the storm surge (a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated hurricanes).
Many coastal areas from the Florida Keys all the way to Tampa will be completely inundated with water from storm surge as high as 10-15 feet.
Stay tuned to American Weather Online and the Weather Online Network for the latest information over the next 48 hours.