Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Ian Update Statement


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WTNT64 KNHC 290056
TCUAT4

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

...9 PM EDT HURRICANE IAN POSITION UPDATE...
...IAN CONTINUING TO BATTER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH CATASTROPHIC 
STORM SURGE, WINDS, AND FLOODING...

A University of Florida Coastal Monitoring Program wind tower 
located near Punta Gorda recently reported sustained winds of 55 
mph (89 km/h) with a wind gust of 78 mph (126 km/h).

The automated station at the Punta Gorda Airport measured a gust of 
109 mph (175 km/h) just before 8 PM EDT.


SUMMARY OF 900 PM EDT...0100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.3N 81.6W
ABOUT 40 MI...65 KM NE OF PUNTA GORDA FLORIDA
ABOUT 85 MI...135 KM SSW OF ORLANDO FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...170 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES

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Forecaster Bucci/D. Zelinsky




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