Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral.
Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral. Mark Wilson Getty Images
Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral. Mark Wilson Getty Images

Before Irma strikes, Gov. Scott tells South Florida evacuees: ‘You need to leave now.’

September 08, 2017 07:33 PM

UPDATED September 08, 2017 08:22 PM

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