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The most intense video of Irma's wrath in South Florida

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Posted at 5:56 PM, Sep 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-11 04:15:40-04

Hurricane Irma's shift west was a lucky break for South Florida and the Treasure Coast -- but that doesn't mean the area escaped Irma's wrath. 

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Heavy squalls with embedded tornadoes have been sweeping across South Florida as Irma shifts up the west coast. 

Here's some of the most intense video we've seen. (Please remember to always choose safety over gathering photos and videos. Your life is more important. Stay safe!)

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TERMS TO KNOW

TROPICAL STORM WATCH: An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) are possible within the specified coastal area within 48 hours.

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HURRICANE WATCH: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are possible somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.

HURRICANE WARNING: An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area. A hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.