Wisconsin Guard to assist Hurricane Irma relief in Florida

National Guard power crews leave for Florida

Gale force winds of 25 MPH and gusts up to 40 MPH generated by Hurricane Irma are expected to make landfall on United States shores within 72 hours of the announcement at 8:00am on August 6, 2017.

Potentially significant effects along the state's coastline include large surf, flooding and tropical storm winds late Sunday into early Monday and maybe as late as Tuesday, according to the Coast Guard.

"Currently we have 20 personnel and black hawk helicopters in the virgin islands", Col Robert Larkin said. The Ohio National Guard said as many as 3,000 guardsmen could be called on to respond to devastation from the looming hurricane.

The Utah National Guard has provided two linguists and one Joint Incident Site Communications Capability team of six service members to Puerto Rico.

The president also amended the disaster declaration for the U.S. Virgin Islands to increase from 75 percent to 90 percent the level of federal cost sharing for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and federal assistance, the White House said.

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Reports from USA government agencies indicate Irma continues to strengthen and maximum sustained winds have increased to near 175 Miles Per Hour (MPH) with higher gusts, making it a category 5 hurricane. On average, more than 4,000 Guard members conduct operations in the United States on any given day.

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean, it is now expected to slam Miami. Davis, deputy sector commander for Sector North Carolina, said in a news release.

The Coast Guard exchanges liaison officers with other branches and works with FEMA to ensure close coordination, Adm.

"The National Guard stands trained and prepared to assist authorities protect lives and property", said Maj. If individuals would like to help the areas impacted by Harvey and Irma, please consider signing up to be a Red Cross volunteer at http://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteerOpens in a new window. "Also, because we do have the existing in-statute mission to perform search and rescue, we don't necessarily have to wait for somebody to ask us to move in". Twelve Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing will man those two aircraft.

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