PBS NewsHour

Tampa region readies for first major hurricane in 96 years

Clip: 09/09/2017 | 8m

It has been nearly a century since a major hurricane struck the Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg area, Florida’s second-most populous region with a population of 2.5 million. But on Saturday, as Hurricane Irma moved toward the state, preparations were in full swing in Tampa and central Florida. NewsHour's P.J. Tobia, who is on the scene in Tampa, joins Hari Sreenivasan with the latest.

Aired: 09/09/17

Rating: NR

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