Weather Channel Reporter Jim Cantore Hit By Flying Tree Branch As Category 4 Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall
Category 4 Hurricane Ian made landfall this afternoon near Fort Myers, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. In doing so, it became the fifth-largest storm to hit the U.S. mainland — at least in recorded history — and the Weather Channel was there to cover it. Meteorologist Jim Cantore was at ground zero […]
“Don't go out there,” officials warned, saying the water was likely to rush back in at higher levels.
Hurricane Ian strengthened into a Category 4 storm Wednesday morning.
- Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Hurricane Ian has now strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane. Here's what SC residents need to know and how it will impact them.
- Miami Herald
This article tracking Hurricane Ian is available for free as a public service to all readers.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
Nearly all of Florida — except areas south of Lake Okeechobee and the Panhandle — is in the National Hurricane Center’s forecast cone for Hurricane Ian, forecasters said. The latest forecast track shows the hurricane making landfall near Englewood and Port Charlotte, then moving northeast toward Orlando and Central Florida. The Gulf coast from Bonita Springs north to Tarpon Springs is under a ...
- Bradenton Herald
Here’s what to know Wednesday as Bradenton and Manatee County prepare for a major hurricane.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Ian’s remnants will cross central North Carolina, forecasters say.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
On Monday, national forecasters predicted Tampa Bay’s centurylong streak of hurricane luck was about to end. One forecaster called the storm a “potential historic catastrophe.” The region was looking at 10 feet of storm surge. Billions in property damage. Untold destruction, unmitigated catastrophe. Two days later, the disaster has arrived — for Tampa Bay’s neighbors about 75 miles to the ...
What to expect throughout the day in North Port, Venice, Sarasota and Bradenton.
- CBS News
Four people on the boat were able to swim to shore, officials said.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Millions of people could be impacted by Ian from Naples to Tampa Bay and north through Georgia and South Carolina.
- The News-Press
The journalists for The News-Press and Naples Daily News are spread out across SWFL. This is what they are seeing from their neighborhoods.
- 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 Conversation
Hurricane hunters are flying through Ian's powerful winds to forecast intensity – here's what happens when the plane plunges into the eyewall of a storm
Flying into Hurricane Harvey aboard a a P-3 Hurricane Hunter nicknamed Kermit in 2018. Lt. Kevin Doreumus/NOAAAs Hurricane Ian intensifies on its way toward the Florida coast, hurricane hunters are in the sky doing something almost unimaginable: flying through the center of the storm. With each pass, the scientists aboard these planes take measurements that satellites can’t and send them to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Jason Dunion, a University of Miami meteorologist, leads the
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.
- The News-Press
The local Seven-Eleven was closed; the inn across the street, boarded up. But in Fort Myers Beach, the open-air bar at Liki Tiki BBQ was hopping.
- The News-Press
Here is the latest news and information for Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers Beach and more.
Hurricane Ian live tracker: More than 1 million without power in southwest Florida as Ian makes landfall
Track the path of Hurricane Ian, with live updates on watches, warnings, and any possible evacuation notices or damage reports.