Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Ian Update Statement


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

...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE IAN MAKES LANDFALL IN 
SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA...

NOAA Doppler radar imagery indicates that the eye of Ian made 
landfall along the southwestern coast of Florida near Cayo Costa 
around 305 PM EDT (1905 UTC). Data from an Air Force Reserve 
reconnaissance aircraft indicate that Ian's maximum sustained winds 
were estimated to be near 150 mph (240 km/h). The latest minimum 
central pressure estimated from reconnaissance data is 940 mb 
(27.75 inches).


SUMMARY OF 310 PM EDT...1910 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.7N 82.2W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM WNW OF FT MYERS FLORIDA
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM WSW OF PUNTA GORDA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...940 MB...27.75 INCHES

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Forecaster Blake/Papin/Beven/Stevenson



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