Over the next day or so Hurricane Irene will brush by the Florida peninsula. Meanwhile, the NOAA Tropical Prediction Center and FEMA are in high gear monitoring the storm’s movement just off the eastern coast of the United States. Steven Gallo reports.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPHurricaneIrenewrap.mp3]
Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, doubling the numbers of deaths in the state The Associated Press had previously attributed to last week's storm.