Floridians made light of Hurricane Irma by writing funny messages over boarded-up windows.
As the category three hurricane headed towards the US, Florida residents joked about the impending storm by spray painting message.
A Florida family showed they weren’t letting a storm get in the way of their team spirit. They used their boarded-up windows to write: ‘Go Bills’ and ‘Buffalo tough.’
This family didn’t let Hurricane Irma stifle their team spirit for the Buffalo Bills who play on Sunday
This Floridian posed with his drill after boarding up his windows in preparation of Hurricane Irma
One person proved there was humor in the situation, depending on how you slice it
Some of the boarded-up businesses opted for artwork to go along with its message to Hurricane Irma
As hurricane supplies dwindled in evacuation zones, one Floridian offered alternative forms of payment
A business in Miami used its boards to paint an angry bird mascot with the message ‘You don’t scare us Irma.’
One photo shows a a boarded window where someone encouraged their fellow Floridians with the unifying message: ‘Stay strong South Beach.’
A few feet down, someone else had a message for Irma, writing in block letters: ‘GTFO Irma.’
One boarded-up window offered to let guests in exchange for hurricane supplies.
The sign said: ‘Propane or cocaine. No one stays for free.’
A woman took a photo of a boarded-up business in Fort Lauderdale on Friday
One artist painted ‘Irma’ on Bart Simpson’s rear end ahead of Hurricane Irma’s landfall
While some signs were funny, others were inspirational and had Bible verses and motivational quotes on them
This sign made a good point to people interested in looting the business while the owners were away
Simple and to the point: A sign in Miami Beach showed what a Floridian really thought of the impending hurricane
A sea turtle rescue organization appeared to use a boarded up window in Fort Lauderdale to advertise its website by painting a turtle with a hurricane symbol on its shell.
Many signs let potential thieves know there was no point in looting the store while they were out of town. It said: ‘Everything of value has been removed from the store. Please do not break the window.’
Several signs were simply painted saying ‘Go away Irma,’ and ‘Irma sux.’
Some were inspirational with Bible verses and words of wisdom.
One sign referenced the global political landscape, saying: ‘Hey Irma, North Korea is that way.’
This sign reminded Floridians of another major news story from the past month and encouraged the storm to turn elsewhere
This sign encouraged people to stay safe except for George Zimmerman who currently lived in central Florida
Another sign encouraged everyone to stay safe, with the exception of one notorious Florida resident. The message read: ‘Hope everyone in Florida stays [sic] safe. Except George Zimmerman.’
People were spotted Saturday taking photos of the signs, and some were seen taking selfies with waves as the winds started making landfall.
Though there were mandatory evacuations in much of south and coastal Florida, many opted to weather the storm in opposition to advice from officials.
Forecasts predict Irma will first make landfall over Key West at about 7am on Sunday.