What impact will Hurricane Irma have in Osceola County?


The National Hurricane Center said Irma remained “extremely dangerous,” with winds of 150 miles per hour.

Irma in Osceola

As Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm as of Friday morning, swirls toward Florida, everyone wants to know what type of impact the massive storm will have in their respective area.

Based on the projected path of the storm released by the National Hurricane Center on Friday, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges estimated the amount of rain and wind speeds in Central Florida.

For inland counties, including Orange and Seminole, he said there would be the potential for up to 10 inches of rain and winds greater than 100 mph on Sunday and Monday. Bridges said there could be wind damage, including power outages and downed trees.

Bridges said Friday morning that residents of Lake, Sumter, Orange, Brevard, Osceola and southe

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