Hurricane roundup: How to prepare for Irma, recovery efforts from Harvey

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As Hurricane Irma leaves behind a wake of destruction through the Caribbean, meteorologists are predicting it will hit the United States by this Saturday, Sept. 9, but as for who will experience the worst of it, the forecast is uncertain.

Total Landscape Care
Sept. 7, 2017
By Jill Odom

As a Category 5, Irma has set a record by sustaining 185 mph winds for over 24 hours and is the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic basin outside of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center’s records.

Keep America Beautiful launches long-term initiative to support cleanup

After the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Harvey and the impending threat of Hurricane Irma, Keep America Beautiful has launched the Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund.

The community improvement nonprofit organization says that more than two dozen local affiliates and many other local partners serve communities where millions of people were directly affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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