Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall in Florida as a Category 4 Storm

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Published on September 28, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall in Florida as a Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall in Florida , as a Category 4 Storm.

NPR reports that Hurricane Ian hit Lee County in southwest Florida on Sept.

28.

With winds of 150 miles per hour, the storm is being classified as a category 4 hurricane.

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The National Hurricane Center has issued a warning of “life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding in the Florida Peninsula." .

The National Hurricane Center has issued a warning of “life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding in the Florida Peninsula." .

Lee and Charlotte counties could see storm surge as high as 18 feet.

Millions of people were under evacuation orders prior to the storm's arrival.

Millions of people were under evacuation orders prior to the storm's arrival.

Ian is forecast to continue making its way toward Northeastern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Ian is forecast to continue making its way toward Northeastern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Various footage has shown houses and furniture being swept away as palm trees bend to their sides.

Various footage has shown houses and furniture being swept away as palm trees bend to their sides.

Prior to reaching Florida, Hurricane Ian hit Cuba.

The entire country was left without power as a result and two people died


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