The National Hurricane Center is downgrading Irma to a Category Three hurricane.
According to the latest advisory, wind speeds are now being clocked at 125 miles-per-hour with wind gusts as high as 155 miles-per-hour.
The National Hurricane Center warns that Irma could restrengthen over warm waters as it turns to the north towards Florida. The storm is about 175 miles southeast of Key West and moving to the west at nine miles-per-hour.
Hurricane warnings are still in effect for the central and southern portions of Florida, while the northern portion of the state is under a hurricane watch.
A tropical storm watch is in effect for a portion of the Florida panhandle and southern Georgia.
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