The St. Lucie County Fire District said it's responded to about 70 calls from people experiencing respiratory issues, and potentially hundreds of residents, maybe even thousands, could be impacted over the coming weeks, depending on the direction of the wind.
Ian strengthened into a major hurricane Tuesday as its track moved east into Central Florida.
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
Wisconsin gasoline prices rose sharply in the last week, but analysts expect the increases will only be temporary.
- WPBF - West Palm Beach
County-by-county Hurricane Ian impacts
- 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.
FOX 13 Chief Meteorologist Paul Dellegatto says the models are starting to come to agreement, with FOX Weather's model showing Tropical Storm Ian becoming a major hurricane before making landfall near Tampa Bay.
- 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.
The Action News Jax First Alert Weather Team is continuing to track Hurricane Ian.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Florida is in the potential path of Hurricane Ian. Use these maps to track the storm's path and spaghetti models.
- 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.
- TCPalm | Treasure Coast Newspapers
They're called 'super clams,' and the Indian River Lagoon just got 55,000 of them. Here's how they'll help out.
- TCPalm | Treasure Coast Newspapers
Rising seas, shrinking coasts: Take an augmented reality tour of damage caused by warming temperatures
Explore rising sea levels and what causes them in this iPhone or Android augmented reality presentation on the effects of warming temperatures.
- Stevens Point Journal
The company plans to shut down both plants in December.
- 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.
Some coastal evacuations have started in West Florida ahead of Hurricane Ian. What are evacuation zones?
If you're told to evacuate during a hurricane, where should you go? What are evacuation zones, and do you live in one?
- 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.”
Florida is headed for a 'near worst-case scenario' with Hurricane Ian. Here's what a Category 5 storm could look like.
The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council catastrophic plan lays out this worst-case scenario, predicting storm surge flooding, destruction, and death.
As Hurricane Ian approaches Florida, one grocery store has amended its bakery section to reflect the dire times.