WATCH LIVE: Gov. DeSantis gives update from Fort Myers on Hurricane Ian recovery

Gov. Ron DeSantis is set to hold a second briefing Friday regarding the state’s response to Hurricane Ian.

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DeSantis is scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m. in Fort Myers.

The governor’s office said the briefing will happen near Bert’s Bar & Grill in Matlacha and DeSantis will be joined by state and federal officials.

Friday morning, DeSantis gave an update on the storm’s aftermath at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee.

Ian brought devastating impacts to many communities throughout Florida on Wednesday and Thursday.

READ: LIVE UPDATES: Florida works toward recovery as Hurricane Ian heads toward the Carolinas

WFTV will continue to provide live coverage of the governor’s briefings on air and online.

A traffic sign falls in Downtown Orlando during Ian's winds.
A traffic sign falls in Downtown Orlando during Ian's winds.
A person on a motorized scooter pauses near a fallen traffic sign as Ian's winds and rain move through downtown Orlando.
A person on a motorized scooter pauses near a fallen traffic sign as Ian's winds and rain move through downtown Orlando.
Power lines spark in Merritt Island
Power lines spark in Merritt Island
Water rises at shopping plaza in Kissimmee during Hurricane Ian.
Water rises at shopping plaza in Kissimmee during Hurricane Ian.
Water rises at shopping plaza in Kissimmee during Hurricane Ian.
Water rises at shopping plaza in Kissimmee during Hurricane Ian.

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