Rare weather warning hoisted in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the state

Technology 10-9-2017 Mashable 32

When it comes to weather alerts, we’ve all seen the colorful boxes plastered on TV screens, and alerting to our phones, before. 

Most people can tell the difference between a Tornado or Severe Thunderstorm Warning, and know what actions to take if they’re under the gun. But when a brand new shade was displayed on Florida Weather maps Sunday afternoon, many folks were probably left scratching their heads. 

SEE ALSO: Hurricane Irma: A weather geek's live updates

At 12:25 p.m. ET, the National Weather Service office in Miami issued their first-ever Extreme Wind Warning (EWW) for areas between Naples and Marco Island.  Read more...

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