Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster

Published: Aug. 31, 2017 at 9:53 PM CDT
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As Texas deals with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, forecasters are warning people about a new potentially disastrous storm.

Hurricane Irma has quickly gained strength far out in the Atlantic, threatening the Caribbean and possibly the United States next week.

Irma strengthened into a category three hurricane Thursday, with winds hitting 115 miles per hour, "a remarkable 58 mph increase from Wednesday evening," according to the National Hurricane Center.

Irma is a classic