Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Ian Update Statement


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Hurricane Ian Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092022
1000 AM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...10 AM EDT IAN POSITION UPDATE...
...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS NEARING THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN 
FLORIDA...

Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate 
that hurricane-force winds are approaching the coast of Florida near 
Sanibel Island.  The Southwest Regional Airport in Fort Myers 
recently reported a wind gust of 62 mph (100 km/h).

SUMMARY OF 1000 AM EDT...1400 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.2N 82.7W
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM W OF NAPLES FLORIDA
ABOUT 65 MI...105 KM SW OF PUNTA GORDA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...937 MB...27.67 INCHES

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Forecaster Beven



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