Images released by US media showed the sea inundating Tampa before the sea did Hurricane Ian to the state Florida. This indicates that the water returns as storm surge as the cyclone approaches land. Additionally, the National Weather Service (NWS) shared images of fishing boats in Venice, which is already feeling the effects of Hurricane Ian.
“Here are some photos of receding water in Venice. Important: Water will rise again. Do not attempt to walk there or anywhere else with running water.” Mention NWS in your message.
A dangerous storm forming Ian Its path could raise sea levels as much as 16 feet (4.8 meters) along parts of Florida’s west coast.
The Hurricane Ian With sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 kilometers per hour) and a Category 4 (out of 5), it approaches the West Coast. Florida At 9 mph (15 km), it slows down before forming a landslide.
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A special bulletin issued at 0700 hours (1100 GMT), The US National Hurricane Center (NHC). A hurricane warning was issued about 65 miles (100 km) southwest of Punta Gorda. Florida.
On the trajectory map, the impact zone is further north, in the bay Tampa.
A potentially dangerous storm surge along parts of Florida’s west coast, Ian, could raise sea levels by up to 16 feet (4.8 meters).
Fourth Cyclone 2022 formed last weekend in the central Caribbean region of the Atlantic basin, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba Tuesday before entering the Gulf of Mexico.
in the west Cuba It caused considerable damage, but a power outage attributed by officials to Ian’s passage left Cuba completely without power.
The special NHC bulletin includes a long list of hurricane, storm surge and tropical storm warnings, covering much of Florida and parts of the Bahamas, including the East Coast.
The area with the most severe warnings includes Tampa Bay in the western Florida Keys and the permanently unpopulated dry Tortugas Key and west coast from Sokoloski to the Anclode River.
According to the NHC, Ion is expected to make landfall within hours with “catastrophic” Category 4 winds.
Winds will die down after impact and Ian will change course to the north on Thursday.
It will emerge in the Atlantic later that afternoon.
The list of dangers Ian brings with it is led by storm surge, which combines with the tide to raise sea levels and flood normally dry coastal areas.
Flooding in the west is expected to be at least one foot to 16 feet (305 mm to 4.8 meters).
The NHC has also warned that there is a possibility of Ion’s winds causing havoc especially in the area touching the center.
Hurricane-force winds currently extend 40 miles (65 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds 175 miles (280 km) outward.
Additionally, there is a risk of flash flooding in cities and rivers along the coast of Florida and eastern Georgia and South Carolina.
Rip currents along the east coast of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina and strong currents in the Gulf of Mexico and a tornado similar to yesterday’s in Broward on the Miami-Dade border.
With information from EFE
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