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35 Pictures And Videos That Show The Catastrophic Damage Caused By The Storm Surge From Hurricane Ian
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- The News-Press
Fans of the various Sanibel and Captiva restaurants began posting on social media before Hurricane Ian, many hoping the businesses would pull through.
A vacationer who sheltered in place during Hurricane Ian watched in terror from the 2nd floor as water filled the home where she was staying
A woman went to Fort Meyers Beach, Florida, to celebrate her 40th birthday with her family. Instead, they had to ride out Hurricane Ian.
- CBS News
Tropical Storm Orlene became a hurricane Saturday.
'Snowbirds' who usually head down to Florida during the winter months came back early to see the damage of Hurricane Ian and help neighbors
Fort Myers, Florida was one of the hardest-hit areas in Hurricane Ian's path. FORT MYERS, Florida — Susan Johnson, 68, rode out Hurricane Ian with her husband and some neighbors at the clubhouse in her mobile home community. On Wednesday, Ian tore through Florida's west coast and slammed the state with catastrophic winds and storm surges.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed back when asked by a reporter whether the state could’ve better-handled Hurricane Ian storm preparation.
Visual guide to powerful Hurricane Ian, which has caused devastation in Cuba and Florida
- 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.
- Miami Herald
If you live in one of the hurricane-ravaged areas of Southwest Florida like I do, and haven’t been able to get to your property to survey the damage because of high water, washed-out roads or gaps in bridges, there is help.
Unfinished 'Queen of Versailles' Mega Mansion in Florida 'Flooded' by Hurricane, Says Owner Jackie Siegel
"My ballroom is completely flooded right now," Jackie Siegel says in footage provided to PEOPLE showing the damage to the still-under-construction home
- The State
Police were told to shelter in place for part of the day.
Hurricane Ian stunned even veteran meteorologists and hurricane hunters: 'I haven't experienced anything close to this'
Hurricane Ian stranded reporters in its floodwaters, almost blew a veteran meteorologist away, and rattled storm hunters as they flew through its eye.
- USA TODAY
President Joe Biden spoke about the importance of getting vaccinated in preparation for hurricane season in 2021, not recently.
- Miami Herald
Hurricane Ian left cities across Florida underwater, remnants of buildings scattered and millions without power.
- Naples Daily News
Just off Cape Romano Island and south of Marco Island, the dome homes endured for 40 years. They were built in 1982 by retired oil producer Bob Lee.
- National Review
Governor Ron DeSantis warned against looting in areas hard-hit by Hurricane Ian, reminding would-be looters that Florida is a “Second Amendment state.”
- Tallahassee Democrat
A monster-sized Hurricane Ian pummeled Florida on Wednesday with crushing storm surge, obliterating wind speeds and torrential rainfall.
- The Florida Times-Union
Workers are shoring up an eroded part of the Coastal Highway by a home on Vilano Beach after storm surge and tides eroded the sand and structure beneath the house.
- USA TODAY
A photo of the flamingos shows them bunched together in a bathroom at the Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg as Hurricane Ian approached.
- Charlotte Observer
Update: Cooper said “many hazards remain” across the state, including downed trees and power lines.