The Hurricane Ian Tuesday 2PM Update is here with not much change. A 120 mph hurricane heading in the vicinity of Venice Beach.
Mandatory evacuations for Lee County are for Zone A. This zone is mostly low lying areas. Also those along coastal areas and the barrier islands. In addition sections along the Caloosahatchee River. Evacuation orders are also now in place for all of Zone B which encompasses numerous areas in Cape Coral and also Fort Myers.
Charlotte County Emergency Management has issued evacuation orders for residents in Zone A and B. This includes those living on the barrier islands of Don Pedro Island, Knight Island (Palm Island), Little Gasparilla Island, Gasparilla Island and Manasota Key, as well as residents in any zone living in mobile homes and trailers. Check your zone.
Collier County has issued voluntary evacuations for those living near the coast and other low lying areas.
Here’s the latest model runs. Landfall north of SWFL, but still close enough for us to feel the brunt of the storm.
And the cone for the Hurricane Ian Tuesday 2pm Update
All the latest info can be found in our Storm Center.
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