Processing centers, antennae systems and towers are capable of withstanding fierce wind gusts and potential flooding, but nothing is "100 percent hurricane-proof."
The destructive effects of the wind may just be starting.
Tens of thousands of people across southern Florida have been evacuated, with Irma expected to make landfall on Saturday.
For the third day in a row, external cameras on the International Space Station captured dramatic views of the storm whipping across the Atlantic.
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The jihadi group's followers had earlier called for attacks on relief centers after Hurricane Harvey.
"The French had their army ready, the Dutch had their navy ready, meanwhile Theresa May watched the cricket," said one lawmaker.
The death toll has reportedly risen to 20 as Florida braces for Hurricane Irma.
Donald Trump spends a great deal of time in his Mar-a-Lago resort, traveling there on seven weekends within his first 10 weeks in office.
Some collections are being moved to bunkers and warehouses.
Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean this week. See photos of the striking damage.
The secretive military prison houses 41 inmates, including the alleged plotters of 9/11.
Officials in Barbuda and St Martin report devastating damage to the islands, and at least seven confirmed casualties.
According to reports, 300,000 people are already without power on the island.
“If you go to a shelter for #Irma and you have a warrant, we'll gladly escort you to the safe and secure shelter called the Polk County Jail," the Polk County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.