[PHOTOS] Hurricane Irma's Disastrous Path Through Puerto Rico And The Caribbean

Hurricane Irma continues making its disastrous path through the Caribbean islands, leaving floods, deaths, and thousands of people displaced.

The Category 5 storm, which has kept sustained winds of 180 mph (the highest possible on the hurricane scale), is the strongest hurricane on the Atlantic coast in 12 years.

Irma has left at least nine people dead after attacking the smaller islands of St. Martin, St. Bart, and Barbuda, according to CNN.

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On Wednesday night, the hurricane skirted Puerto Rico, leaving over 1 million people without power.

NBCnotes thatIrma is expected to brush the Dominican Republic and Haiti before making landfall in the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos on Friday.

Meanwhile, a Hurricane Watch has been issued for portions of southern Florida and the Florida Keys. It's speculated that Irma can make landfall on the U.S. mainland over the weekend as a Category 5 or 4.

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