Almost 24 hours after a late night storm, parts of the East Valley felt the power of the monsoon once again, as a storm brought a big wall of dust to the area. FOX 10's Marissa Sarbak reports.
Ian strengthened into a major hurricane Tuesday as its track moved east into Central Florida.
- Bradenton Herald
Water is crashing ashore in Key West and kids are swimming the storm surge. Here’s more.
Hurricane Ian formed Monday morning and it is forecast to impact Florida this week.
- The Gainesville Sun
See where Hurricane Ian is, where it's headed and how it may affect Gainesville.
- Fox Weather
A threat from Hurricane Ian to the Sunshine State means millions of residents could be asked by local governments to head to higher ground, but with a population of more than 22 million in the state, finding out who will need to seek shelter could be a complicated task.
- Tallahassee Democrat
It is increasingly certain that the state will see widespread surge, wave, and rain impacts no matter the specific outcome.
- The Recount
Gov. DeSantis (R-FL): “We know that [Hurricane Ian] is gonna have major impacts on Florida’s golf course … Gulf Coast.”
Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican from Florida, gave a press conference about the incoming hurricane set to make landfall with Florida on Wednesday. Hurricane Ian is the forth Atlantic hurricane this season but it will be the first hurricane to directly hit the Tampa Bay Area in Florida in over 100 years. Governor DeSantis declared a State of Emergency and Tampa Bay residents are being encouraged to leave the area.
Windy weather from over the weekend has officials issuing a new round of evacuation notices for the Bolt Creek Fire.
- Miami Herald
Hurricane Ian is continuing to grow stronger Monday as it quickly moves over the Caribbean Sea, toward Cuba and Florida, which is under a state of emergency.
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- Biloxi Sun Herald
The storm will likely be a major hurricane in the Gulf before it begins to stall out for a bit. “It’s a bad thing for Tampa, especially.”
- Charlotte Observer
Ian has emerged as a “powerful hurricane” in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico, packing 115-mph winds. Here’s the latest on the storm.
- Bradenton Herald
The National Hurricane Center provides video loops of what Ian looks like. Here’s how to watch for yourself.
- The Augusta Chronicle
On Monday, the National Hurricane Center predicted Hurricane Ian could hit GA later this week, and Governor Kemp activated the State Operations Center
- The Hill
Residents in parts of Tampa, Fla., received mandatory evacuation orders on Monday as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the state’s Gulf Coast, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) warning more evacuations are likely to come. The evacuation order spans waterfront areas in Tampa and elsewhere in Hillsborough County, while officials also issued a voluntary evacuation order…
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
Wisconsin gasoline prices rose sharply in the last week, but analysts expect the increases will only be temporary.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The storm’s track is uncertain, but here’s how much rain to expect in parts of North Carolina.
- Associated Press
In ominous tones, a documentary narrator describes the devastation wrought on the Tampa Bay, Fla. area by “Phoenix,” a tropical storm that grew into a Category 5 hurricane. Phoenix was imaginary, part of a 2009 government preparation exercise for a killer hurricane dubbed Project Phoenix — an exercise updated in 2020 focusing on small business recovery. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Florida Department of Emergency Management sponsored the 2009 simulation to identify gaps in local emergency planning and figure out responses across jurisdictions, Randy Deshazo, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council chief of staff, said Tuesday in an email.
- Business Insider
Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida's Gulf Coast, canceling Biden rally and bringing Ron DeSantis his biggest storm test as governor
The Republican governor warned about "significant flooding" in Tampa, as well as power outages, fuel interruptions, and traffic backups in areas that are being evacuated.
- WPBF - West Palm Beach
County-by-county Hurricane Ian impacts