Ian Update, Midnight Between 9/28-9/29
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Around 10:30 pm EDT on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Ian is now down to Category 2 Hurricane.
More than 2 million Florida residents are now without power.
MSNBC’s Ali Velshi joins Andrea Mitchell from Naples, Florida to report on the catastrophic storm surge the city is experiencing. “There’s debris all over the place. It’s entirely flooded,” says Velshi. “There’s no beach left in Naples.” He warns the city is “not even close to the worst of it yet.” in the video published on Sep 28, 2022, by MSNBC, as “‘There’s No Beach Left In Naples’: Naples Hit By Major Storm Surge As Hurricane“, below:
New timelapse video from a web camera in Fort Myers, Florida, shows the storm surge from Hurricane Ian flooding the city’s streets, in the video published on Sep 28, 2022, by CNN, as “Timelapse shows hurricane storm surge flood streets in Fort Myers“, below:
Florida resident Joe Orlandini gives a firsthand account as he rides out Hurricane Ian, which made landfall as a monster Category 4 storm near his Fort Myers Beach home on Wednesday afternoon, in the video published on Sep 28, 2022, by ABC News, as “Florida home swept up in Ian’s surge | ABCNL“, below:
Hurricane Ian caused catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding over the Florida peninsula. A bit weaker, it’s now approaching the First Coast, in the video streamed on Sep 28, 2022, by First Coast News, as “Hurricane Ian| Track storm live as it goes by Jacksonville, NE Florida“, below:
Hurricane Ian caused catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding over the Florida peninsula as it made landfall, the National Hurricane Center said. These are significant threats to areas of Tampa Bay and Florida’s Gulf Coast that don’t normally see such headlines, but they’re worth acting upon: People living along and near the coast are urged to shelter in place and remain in a safe spot until the storm has passed. As of the 11 p.m. advisory, Hurricane Ian was located about 70 miles south of Orlando, with a north-northeast movement at 8 mph. Maximum sustained winds are 90 mph. The storm weakened from a Category 2 storm to a Category 1 within the past hour, in the video streamed on Sep 28, 2022, by 10 Tampa Bay, as “Hurricane Ian live coverage: Landfall in southwest Florida, storm pushes inland“, below:
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