Where is Hurricane Irma now? Follow the tropical storm as it plows into Georgia

This story has been updated.

After tearing through islands in the Caribbean and hitting nearly all of Florida, Georgia is expected to feel Hurricane Irma’s wrath in the form of strong gusts of wind, flooding and power outages.

» RELATED: Irma kills power to 840,000 on coast and across South Georgia

Irma’s death toll has jumped to more than 40 after five related deaths were reported in Florida Sunday and one in Georgia Monday. The hurricane, now downgraded to a Category 1 tropical storm, took at least 37 lives in the Caribbean.

» RELATED: What will Hurricane Irma mean for Georgia?

 

Georgia’s coast was hit hard Monday morning as more than 140,000 Georgia Power customers lost power in Savannah, Brunswick, St. Simons south and St. Marys, the AJC reported.

Metro Atlanta, under its first-ever tropical storm warning, is bracing for life-threatening storm surge, cold rains and strong winds after Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in all 159 Georgia counties.

» RELATED: Georgia DOT: With Irma approaching, stay off the roads

“Through our early morning hours, heavy downpours will be starting, bands of rain will come through, strong winds will begin to pick up in the area, and we could have as much as 4 to 6 or more inches of rain across North Georgia,” Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said Monday morning. 


Metro Atlanta is set to experience the direct hit on Monday afternoon through Tuesday, according to current models from Channel 2 Action News.

(Weather.com)

Follow Hurricane Irma in the U.S. as it moves from Florida and into Georgia through the live cams below:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

Lauderdale Marina

Tampa, Florida

St. Pete Beach, Clearwater Beach and more.

» RELATED: Metro Atlanta, North Georgia face greater threat as Irma shifts

Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach

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Jacksonville, Florida

Riverside, Jacksonville Beach Pier, St. Augustine and more

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Tallahassee, Florida

Downtown Tallahassee, Florida

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Jekyll Island

Holiday Inn, Great Dunes Beach

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St. Simons Island

St. Simons Pier

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Tybee Island

A-J’s Dockside Restaurant

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Savannah

East Bay Street, Savannah River

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Macon

Macon Bibb County EMA

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Augusta

Television Park, Augusta University and more

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Atlanta

Midtown

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