Hurricane Ian tracker – live updates: The tropical storm is regaining strength as a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches South Carolina.

Hurricane Ian tracker - live updates: The tropical storm is regaining strength as a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches South Carolina.
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Hurricane Ian: Waves flood roads in Key West as storm strengthens to Category 4

After spending most of Thursday as a tropical storm, Ian re-increased into a hurricane and took aim. South Carolina coastline.

The National Hurricane Center noted in a 5pm ET update Hurricane Ian “Life-threatening flooding, storm surge and high winds target the Carolinas and Georgia.”

The hurricane is now moving north-northwest at 10 mph, with maximum sustained winds increasing to 75 mph with gusts.

“Ian may strengthen slightly before making landfall tomorrow and is forecast to weaken rapidly over the southeastern United States Friday through Saturday,” he said.

Dozens of rescue operations are underway Florida After unprecedented flooding from one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the United States.

Thousands of people were stranded across the state as Coast Guard helicopters were seen plucking people from rooftops after several feet of water poured into neighborhoods. Currently, 2.5 million people are left without electricity.

Meanwhile, damage and economic losses from Hurricane Ian could reach $120 billion, according to a new estimate.


Hurricane Ian could cause up to $120 billion in damage

According to new estimates, damage and economic losses from Hurricane Ian could reach $120 billion.

“Ian will go down in 2017 as one of the most damaging and impactful storms in U.S. history, along with Hurricane Harvey, which caused $190 billion in total damage and economic loss in 2017,” AccuWeather Founder and CEO Dr. Joel N Myers said in a press release. Irma ($80 billion); Sandy in 2012 ($210 billion); Katrina in 2005 ($320 billion), adjusted for inflation.


Tampa will host an NFL game on Sunday night

ICYMI: Sunday night’s NFL game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs will be played in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian, the home team announced.

“After consulting with local and state agencies, we have informed the NFL that we are ready to play Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium as originally scheduled,” the team said in a statement.

The game is scheduled to begin at 8:20 PM ET.

“We would like to thank all local government agencies and the thousands of emergency workers who have worked tirelessly over the past few days to ensure our region is ready to respond if needed. We would also like to thank the Miami Dolphins organization for their assistance and hospitality in allowing us to use their practice facilities this week,” the statement added.

“Our thoughts and prayers remain with the thousands of people in southwest Florida who were severely affected by Hurricane Ian. We are also very grateful that Tampa Bay was spared the worst effects of this powerful storm.”


ICYMI: Hurricane Ian’s flooding captured in stunning aerial video

Stunning aerial video of Hurricane Ian’s flooding


Aftermath of Hurricane Ian may cause insurance market rush: ‘If it sounds too good to be true, it is’

ICYMI: Hurricane Ian brought widespread devastation to Florida, many areas faced months or years of rebuilding, and the recovery process for many residents could be prolonged without adequate flood insurance, property insurance or other compensation for damages.

Ethan Freedman has the details.


Officials say two people have died on Sanibel Island

About 200 homes were left on the island during Hurricane Ian, and Mayor Holly Smith says two people have died.

Rescuers rescued 40 people by boat on Thursday from the island, which was cut off after the bridge collapsed. The mayor said that 12 of them were injured during the storm.



Trump appeals for donations from Mar-a-Lago as Hurricane Ian wreaks havoc in Florida

ICYMI: donald trump took to social media to ask for donations to his political campaign as part of it Florida then began rescue and recovery work Hurricane Ian.

The speaker a video his on Wednesday Mar-a-Lago At his estate in Palm Beach, south Florida, the former president, Save America before the deadline to raise money.

Claiming that America has “never been so disrespected” by the world, Mr. Trump said, “We have a huge fundraising deadline coming up and there’s never been a time like it.”


Donald Trump avoids fraud charges by staying in Florida during Hurricane Ian

The former president was first to be removed from office in a civil lawsuit filed in 2018.


More than 500 people have been rescued so far in Lee and Charlotte counties

“Search and Rescue Update: More than 500 people have been rescued in Charlotte & Lee Counties as of 2:00 PM (EST) this morning. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing in affected areas,” state emergency management said. the department tweeted Thursday.

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Lee County on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 mph, with Charlotte County to its north.


Climate change has increased Ian rainfall by 10%, scientists say

The analysis by Stony Brook University researchers Kevin Reed and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Michael Wehner has not yet been peer-reviewed, but they say they used the same methodology to examine the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.


Disney World guests are caught off guard as Hurricane Ian brings high winds and rain

The resort’s four theme parks were closed Wednesday, but at the 32 hotels that sit on the 27,000-acre theme park near Orlando, Disney employees made every effort to keep the magic alive.

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