Irma

Florida

The Guys Cashing in on Hurricane Irma's Boat Destruction

The historic storm made a mess of the fleets of ships in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Now salvagers are looking for a windfall.
Francisco Alvarado
9.21.17
sea level

Miami’s Close Call with Irma May Make Climate-Blind Real-Estate Developers More Reckless

The American economy’s presumed self-healing power is a reassuring trope.
Paul Cox and Stan Cox
9.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Is Helping Clean Up After Irma

Sister Margaret Ann is metal as hell.
Drew Schwartz
9.13.17
gone phishin

New Bitcoin Scam Targets Hurricane Irma Anxiety

This sucks.
Jordan Pearson
9.13.17
Irma

America's Flood Insurance Program Is Utterly Broken, Again

Damage from Harvey and Irma is threatening to bankrupt the federal program.
Mark Hay
9.13.17
Florida

'Hurricane Cakes' Sold by Florida Grocery Store Lead to Mixed Responses

Publix is trying to lift Floridians' spirits with cakes and hurricane puns—but some feel Irma is too serious to kid about in pastry form.
Nick Rose
9.11.17
Irma

What You Should Know About Hurricane Irma So Far

As the powerful storm heads into the US, millions are bracing for its impact.
John Surico
9.10.17
Can't Handle the Truth

Rush Limbaugh's Terrible, Shameful Weatherman Impression

Let's hope you didn't get your disaster preparedness tips from the king of jabbering for hours about how dumb liberals are.
Mike Pearl
9.9.17
Irma

Florida Kids Are Facebook-Shaming Parents Who Won't Evacuate

Helpless and hundreds of miles away from their folks, people are using social media to try to get their parents to flee Hurricane Irma.
Allie Conti
9.8.17
wine

Emergency Services Rush to Save Expensive Wine from Hurricane Irma

The gravest concerns for collectors are flooding, which could destroy labels and degrade corks, and power outages that could shut off fridges.
Hilary Pollack
9.8.17
supercomputing

Irma and Harvey are Putting Experimental New Forecasting Tech to the Test

NOAA is using supercomputers to test a hurricane forecasting algorithm that has been two decades in the making.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.8.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama slams Trump's DACA decision as ‘cruel' and 'wrong,' North Korea threatens more nuclear tests, Trump declares state of emergency in Florida and US territories, and more.
VICE Staff
9.6.17