Florida Undergoes Largest Evacuation In State History

Nearly 30 percent of the state's population is under either a mandatory or voluntary evacuation order as Hurricane Irma heads to the state.  

Gov. Rick Scott issued orders for the evacuations of an additional 700,000 people Saturday, bringing the number of Floridians under those orders to 6.3 million -- the largest evacuation in Florida's history.  

Scott continues to make a final pitch for people in the path of Hurricane Irma to get out. He says there is still time to evacuate, though the window is closing.  

People south of Orlando in the central part of the state are being urged to hunker down and hope for the best.  Those north of Orlando can still evacuate.  

Tens of thousands of people are already without electricity as the hurricane sets a track for the state.

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