Florida is to experience their first hurricane since 2005. This hurricane, Hermine, was first named a tropical storm. This was until today 2:55pm eastern time, the National Hurricane Center classified Hermine as a hurricane due to its growing intensity. Hermine is expected to hit Florida from Franklin County through Hernando County. Rain is expected to be anywhere from the usual 6-10 inches, even 6 to 7 feet in some vulnerable locations. Once striking Florida, Hermine is expected to continue to travel along the coast of Georgia, South and North Carolina, until reaching the Atlantic Ocean. Along with Florida, Hawaii is keeping a watchful eye towards Tropical Storm, Lester. The article raises importance as Florida is expected to be hit by Hurricane Hermine, which will cause problems for the environment of Florida. Hurricanes lead to destruction and heavy rain, which can building to collapse, mud slides, issues with alligators, and from current events, can help spread Zika.