Photo: Florida Keys Evacuation Ordered for Hurricane Ike



A NASA satellite image shows Hurricane Ike approaching the Bahamas on September 4, 2008, at 10:40 a.m. EST.

On September 5, Ike was forecast to hit the low-lying Florida Keys island chain as a major hurricane, prompting Keys officials to issue an evacuation order for the islands.

Image courtesy AP/NASA HO


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