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Tesla Unlocks Battery Reserve After Irma Victims Complain

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Elon Musk can giveth, and he can taketh away, as proven this weekend when Tesla decided to temporarily grant some Florida customers a longer travel range to get clear of incoming Hurricane Irma. Tesla delivered software updates to some of its vehicles in the Sunshine State, unlocking the full potential of their batteries, which amounted to approximately 30-40 extra miles of travel for those fleeing... 

Greatest Evacuation In History: 650,000 Ordered To Leave Florida

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In what spokesman Michael Hernandez describes as “the biggest evacuation in history,” Miami-Dade has expanded its mandatory evacuations orders to Zone C, forcing over 650,000 to leave Florida in a “traffic nightmare” as Cat-5 Hurricane Irma bears down. An earlier order included just Miami Beach, other low-lying and barrier island areas and all mobile-home residents, but as... 

Irma Is Being Described As A Nuclear Hurricane That Has Left One Island Practically Uninhabitable

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Irma is not just another hurricane – it is a history making storm that is going to cause up to a quarter of a trillion dollars in damage once it makes landfall in the United States. In fact, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine used the term “nuclear hurricane” to describe this storm to the media. I would never use that term personally, but I am in agreement that it would be exceedingly difficult... 

3 Hurricanes Threaten US East Coast, Gulf: Irma, Jose, Katia

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Hurricane Jose threatens islands already destroyed by Irma as newly-formed Hurricane Katia hovers over the Gulf of Mexico. Before residents of Antigua and Barbuda could even survey the damage left by Irma, another hurricane warning was issued for Jose, which is, so far, following Irma’s path but may later threaten the East Coast. “A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda and a tropical... 

Florida governor declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma nears

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the entire state in response to Hurricane Irma. A number of idyllic Caribbean islands have been warned that they are in the direct path of the Category 4 storm. Governor Scott issued an executive order Monday stating that “Hurricane Irma is a major and life-threatening storm and Florida must be prepared.” Scott said he wanted to... 

Category 6 Hurricane Irma Could Wipe Entire Cities Off The Map

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Meteorologists have been shocked at how rapidly Hurricane Irma has been strengthening, and they are already warning that if it hits the United States as a high level category 5 storm the devastation would be absolutely unprecedented. Of course we are already dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and many experts are already telling us that the economic damage done by that storm will easily... 
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