Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Ian Update Statement


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WTNT64 KNHC 282257
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Hurricane Ian Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092022
700 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...7 PM EDT HURRICANE IAN POSITION UPDATE...
...IAN BATTERING THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH CATASTROPHIC STORM 
SURGE, WINDS, AND FLOODING...

A NOAA National Ocean Service station near Ft. Myers recently 
reported a water level greater than 7 ft (2.1 m) Mean Higher High 
Water (MHHW).  

A University of Florida Coastal Monitoring Program wind tower 
recently reported sustained winds of 64 mph (103 km/h) with a wind 
gust of 104 mph (167 km/h).

A private weather station near Port Charlotte reported a sustained 
wind of 115 mph (185 km/h) with a wind gust of 132 mph (212 km/h) 
as Ian made landfall on the mainland Florida peninsula a little 
more than 2 hours ago.


SUMMARY OF 700 PM EDT...2300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.1N 81.8W
ABOUT 25 MI...40 KM NE OF PUNTA GORDA FLORIDA
ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM SSW OF ORLANDO FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 INCHES

$$
Forecaster Bucci/D. Zelinsky




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