The Facebook event “Shoot At Hurricane Irma” was created by 22-year-old Ryan Edwards, who told the media that he had created the event out of pure boredom and stress, according to the Independent.Edwards claims that he is just as surprised by … Shooting Hurricane Irma is a truly terrible idea (Picture: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via whatsapp Share this with "A combination of stress and boredom made me start the event," explains Ryon Edwards, who created it on Facebook. One page even encourages people to shoot flames at the Hurricane. Hurricane Irma is the most powerful Atlantic hurricane to have ever been recorded anywhere outside the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. The “shoot guns at Hurricane Irma” Facebook page is a very dangerous joke Hurricane Irma is expected to hit South Florida and the Gulf Coast: What we know View all 23 stories To clarify, DO NOT shoot weapons @ #Irma. A Florida sheriff is warning citizens not to shoot guns at Hurricane Irma as the monster storm approaches Florida. Gun owners in Florida have vowed to respond to Hurricane Irma by “shooting at” the storm. To clarify, DO NOT shoot weapons @ #Irma.

About 27,000 people responded that they would attend the “Shoot At Hurricane Irma” Facebook event. The Facebook event is titled "Shoot at Hurricane Irma" and over 50,000 people have expressed interest in taking part. When Hurricane Irma reaches Florida Sunday, the powerful storm might be greeted by 70,000 gun owners, armed and ready to fire at will. “Join me in this fight as we shoot flames at Hurricane Irma and dissipate her on the spot.” Others have decided to take on a more peaceful protest including “Push Hurricane Irma Somewhere Else” and “Peacefully Protesting Hurricane Irma.” Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread destruction across its path in September 2017. You won't make it … Pasco County is north of Tampa, along Florida's west coast. But at that moment, Mr. Edwards was sheltering at home, and there was no hurricane to shoot at. As Floridians brace for the impending onslaught from Hurricane Irma, some residents have come up with novel ways of “scaring off” the monster storm, forcing police to issue a warning not to shoot at the hurricane. More than 43,000 people have signed up to shoot at Hurricane Irma. Hosted by. “LETS SHOW IRMA THAT WE SHOOT FIRST,” the post from a 22-year-old man said. Share this event with your friends. Cops shoot man 'wielding knife' at Miami Airport during Hurricane Irma Florida evacuation POLICE shot a man who was reportedly wielding a knife at … The Facebook event is titled "Shoot at Hurricane Irma" and over 50,000 people have expressed interest in taking part. Two men started a Facebook event page entitled "Shoot At Hurricane Irma" adding "Lets show Irma that we shoot first." As people brace for Hurricane Irma’s impact on Florida, a Facebook group has proposed an idea to stop the catastrophic storm in its tracks: Pull out a gun, and shoot at it. “LETS SHOW IRMA THAT WE SHOOT FIRST,” the post from a 22-year-old man said. A Florida sheriff has pleaded with citizens not to shoot at Hurricane Irma, saying they “won’t turn it around”. Irma was the first Category 5 hurricane to strike the Leeward Islands on record, followed by Maria two weeks later. About 27,000 people responded that they would attend the “Shoot At Hurricane Irma” Facebook event. As of Sunday morning, 54,000 people said they were interested. Ryon Edwards. The "Shoot at Irma" page G raphics suggesting how to shoot at a hurricane have sprung up online, with the suggestion that if you fire correctly the bullet might not come back and kill you.

By the time Hurricane Irma started to cross the Keys, more than 54,000 people had signed up for the Facebook event Shoot at Hurricane Irma. At 10 A.M. local time on Sunday, more than 24,000 people are seemingly on board to stop Hurricane Irma in its tracks in the most Florida way possible: with guns.