Miami is now in the ‘worst possible position’ as Hurricane Irma heads for the US mainland. With the storm barreling toward the tip of Florida for perhaps a catastrophic blow this weekend, the US National Hurricane Center forecast reported that the most likely path of the eye of the storm had shifted. The center said it had become likely that Irma will make landfall on Saturday in southern Florida as a

dangerous major hurricane and bring ‘life-threatening storm surge and wind impacts’ to much of the state. ‘It looks like it’s shifting, even though it may be just 20 miles, it puts Miami right in the worst possible position,’ CNN meteorologist Tom Sater said.’Because when you look at the formidable storm, the strongest winds, the strongest storm surge, the bands of heavy rain are always in that north, northeastern quadrant.’ READ MORE