US Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs reported from Jacksonville, Florida, on 9 September that many Navy personnel have evacuated to safe havens in advance of Hurricane Irma. At the same time the USN issued the image here.
A GOES satellite image taken on 8 September at 0945 EST shows Hurricane Irma, centre, in the Caribbean Sea, Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean, and Hurricane Katia in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Irma is a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 155 mph and is approximately 500 miles southeast of Miami, moving west-northwest at 16 mph. Hurricane warnings were issued for South Florida, as the storm was expected to make landfall in Florida Saturday/Sunday.