Hurricane Ian — Florida gets battered by powerful Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday, Sept 28, 2022


Hurricane Ian continues to batter Florida with catastrophic storm surge and winds. It made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday.

Here is part of ABC Action News’ coverage from Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.

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At 5:00 p.m., the NHC said Hurricane Ian had maximum sustained winds to be 140 miles an hour.
Latest NHC Update
• Winds: 140 mph
• Strength: Category 4
• Position: 5 miles east of Punta Gorda, Florida
• Movement: North-northeast at 8 miles per hour
The NHC said Ian is forecast to make landfall on the west coast of Florida as a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane. It will bring life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding to Florida.