Winds intensify in Miami as Hurricane Irma nears

ABC News' Gio Benitez reports from Miami, FL as Hurricane Irma nears.
1:52 | 09/10/17

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I know you have a big job ahead. Thank you the for taking time with us. Up the coast to Miami. Miami expected to take a direct hit. The storm moved west. Miami getting whipping winds. Gio is there. Hey, there, George. We're feeling the winds. I'm going to take thissous for a second. I gotta tell you, George. These winds have been intensifying more and more and more. The national weather service sent out an letter and said up in high-rises, you're probably looking at 100-mile-per-hour winds. I've been looking around. I don't see windows broken yet. That may be because of the very, very strict building codes here after hurricane Andrew back in 1992. This entire skyline was really destroyed by hurricane Andrew. Winds. We're going to see how it fares in this one. The trees have been getting destroyed. That's really a measure of how intense the winds have been. The rain just keeps coming down. I'm not sure when this is going let up because it certainly feels like it's gets much more intense. You should tell everybody, you're in baileding that has been reinforced. That's right. This is one of the buildings built after hurricane Andrew. Built ten years ago. Let's turn the camera real quick. We're surrounded by hard concrete. The windows are protected. They're hurricane impact rezis Stant windows. I'm tethered to a rope to make sure I don't fall down. Let's get away from the balcony. Okay, gio. Thank you very much. Across town to Amy robach. Also in Miami.

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