Hurricane Irma evacuations begin in Miami: ‘This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Andrew’

Hurricane Irma evacuations begin in Miami: ‘This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Andrew’

MIAMI — Mandatory evacuations of vast swaths of coastal South Florida began Wednesday as anxious residents continued to watch and wait — and watch, and wait — for the massive storm to roll closer. “This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Hurricane Andrew,” cautioned Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who made Wednesday stops in Marathon,…