FOX 13 Meteorologist Tony Sadiku is watching Fiona, which became a hurricane Sunday morning. There is a lot of rain on the north and east sides of the storm which battered the Virgin Islands and is pushing on the southern end of Puerto Rico. Hurricane warnings are up for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Once the storm, which is expected to be a heavy rainmaker, passes over the islands, a trough will push the storm east of the United States as it gains strength in the Atlantic.
Visual guide to powerful Hurricane Ian, which has caused devastation in Cuba and Florida
"I’ve been speaking with people this morning who told me they’re just trying to find a way to get out."View Entire Post ›
- The Daily Beast
Joe Raedle/GettyRescue crews going house to house in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian have encountered harrowing scenes, including scores of stranded people and at least one house that was completely submerged with human remains inside.Kevin Guthrie, Florida’s emergency management director, said during a Friday morning press briefing that authorities are reviewing 21 fatalities to see if they’re related to the catastrophic hurricane. The death toll is expected to rise as many parts of Lee Co
- Myrtle Beach Sun News
“Wind gusts of 40-60mph and an additional half inch to inch of rainfall are possible, with isolated higher amounts over the (northwest) part of our area,” a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
- The News-Press
Hurricane Ian sent 150 mph winds and a towering storm surge tearing through the town of Fort Myers Beach in Florida.
- The News-Press
Streaming with multiple cameras, Severe Studios, a camera at Fort Myers Beach went viral amid flooding from Hurricane Ian.
- USA TODAY
A chunk of the causeway connecting Sanibel Island to Florida's mainland had fallen into the sea Wednesday, cutting off access to the barrier island.
- Yahoo News Canada
Astounding footage is coming out of Florida, which is recovering after being rocked by one of the powerful storms ever recorded in America. Hurricane Ian swept through the state earlier this week, flooding streets, toppling homes and leaving nearly 2 million people without power.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Winds of 92 mph were recorded as the storm made landfall in South Carolina.
A curfew was in place for Fort Myers from September 28, as “portions of the city [were] under 3-4 feet of water,” the city said. Across Florida, more than 1.2 million customers remained without power early on Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Ian.Footage by Frank Lon shows the storm’s impact at Fort Myers Beach, with flooding and damage seen.The National Hurricane Center said Ian made landfall at Cayo Costa on Wednesday afternoon as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph.It had weakened to a Category 1 storm by Thursday. Credit: Frank Loni via Storyful
The Action News Jax First Alert Weather Team is continuing to track Ian.
Man Who Tried to Drain Pool During Hurricane Ian Is Among Deaths Confirmed as Toll Continues to Rise
A 72-year-old man who attempted to drain his pool in the middle of Hurricane Ian has died, along with a 38-year-old man who hydroplaned during the storm
The destruction was likened to a large tornado having barreled through, with homes and buildings "completely gone.”
- Tallahassee Democrat
A monster-sized Hurricane Ian pummeled Florida on Wednesday with crushing storm surge, obliterating wind speeds and torrential rainfall.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Winds could be gusty Friday, even hitting tropical storm levels greater than 30 mph. But water accumulation is the biggest concern.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Florida saw a direct hit from Hurricane Ian. Use these maps to track the storm's path and spaghetti models.
Many have criticized 'non-evacuators' who haven't left their homes for Hurricane Ian — but some TikTokers say they can't afford to leave
Some Floridians were trapped at home during the hurricane because they didn't have the money to evacuate.
- Florida Today
Just about every station measured in the Brevard region showed river levels rising to greater than 90th percentile levels.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
‘First time I’ve ever lost everything.’ Florida Gulf coast residents in shock at historic devastation left in Hurricane Ian’s wake
One by one, armed with handfuls of belongings or cellphones and cameras, residents of cities along Florida’s Gulf coast returned to their homes on Thursday to survey the damage. Some of the first signs of the historic destruction left by Hurricane Ian were evident on Interstate-75 near Golden Gate, about 40 miles south of Fort Myers Thursday morning as at least 50 Florida Fish and Wildlife ...