Related Program: Here and Now As Floridians Flee Irma, Some Plan To Ride Out The Storm On Key West By editor • Sep 7, 2017 Related Program: Here and Now TweetShareGoogle+Email A steady stream of traffic heads north on Overseas Highway as mandatory evacuations continue in Monroe County and the Florida Keys on Sept. 6, 2017. (Marc Serota/Getty Images) Listen Listening... / Florida Keys residents are beginning to make the 113-mile journey on the Overseas Highway to the mainland, ahead of Hurricane Irma. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson checks in with WLRN’s Nancy Klingener (@keywestnan), who is on Key West.Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.