Waterspout outbreak off the Florida Keys, U.S.

Waterspout outbreak off the Florida Keys, U.S.

A total of 12 waterspouts were observed south of the westernmost Lower Keys, Florida, U.S. on the afternoon/evening of November 4, 2022.

Hurricane “Ian” – Major disaster declared, possibly the deadliest hurricane in Florida’s history

Hurricane “Ian” – Major disaster declared, possibly the deadliest hurricane in Florida’s history

Hurricane “Ian” made landfall along the southwestern coast of Florida near Cayo Costa, an island off the coast of Fort Myers, around 19:05 UTC (15:05 EDT) on September 28, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 240 km/h (150 mph), placing it at the upper end of the Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Ian caused a catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding in the Florida Peninsula, leaving more than 2.6 million customers without power.

Ian forecast to approach Florida as an extremely dangerous major hurricane – life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding expected

Ian forecast to approach Florida as an extremely dangerous major hurricane – life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and flooding expected

The center of Hurricane “Ian” is expected to approach the west coast of Florida this morning, September 28, 2022 (LT), and make landfall later today. Strengthening is forecast until it makes landfall, and Ian is forecast to approach the west coast of Florida as an extremely dangerous major hurricane.

NHC issues tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida, U.S.

NHC issues tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida, U.S.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for all of the Florida Keys, including the Dry Tortugas and Florida Bay, and for the west coast of Florida south of Englewood at 03:00 UTC on June 3, 2022.