Hurricane Irma is already the most powerful hurricane in recorded Atlantic Ocean history. The Category-5 hurricane just made landfall in the Caribbean early today with winds of up to 185 mph and is headed toward Florida, with the possibility that it could make United States landfall by Friday. So how

massive is this storm? As of this morning, its eye is almost as big as the Detroit metropolitan area. And the entire hurricane would engulf the state of Michigan. Take a look at the illustration below, which compares the size of Michigan with the size of Hurricane Irma. READ MORE