Hurricane Ian forms in Caribbean Sea

Hurricane Ian forms in Caribbean Sea

Meteorologist Dave Osterberg explains the possible impacts to the west coast of Florida based on the current path. Ian reached hurricane status Monday morning.

A Hurricane Watch has been issued for the west coast of Florida – from north of Englewood to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay. A Storm Surge Watch has been extended north along the west coast of Florida to the Anclote River.


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17 Responses

  1. Grumpy Gardner says:

    Thanks for the update. And thanks for being realistic about the storm’s behaviors.

  2. Islyn Mercurius says:

    Thanks for the update on the weather Dave we are thankful in Guyana and all over the world 🌎 especially the hurricane countries my prayers are with them stay safe every one

  3. Stuart Taylor says:

    I’m from Kentucky and have been going to Florida for years now. I want to let you folks know in the Tampa area that we are praying for you all. May this Storm weaken and hopefully there is no serious damage and obviously no serious injuries. God bless.

  4. Angie Valle-Peters says:

    Thank you for your calm and thorough explanation. My Tampa Bay and close proximity Floridians, we are thinking of you in Miami.

  5. Juliet says:

    I’m praying for us in Florida and for my
    Family and everybody in Pinar del Río, Cuba! The less thing they need now is an hurricane!

  6. MD says:

    I am praying for all of you in Florida and I hope this storm weakens as it comes your way and may all of you stay safe i am from Houston Texas.

  7. JoAnn Tebo says:

    Yes, have batteries for flashlights. In addition, those tiny little battery powered tealights, if placed near a mirror, reflect enough light for bathrooms and overnight. They last for hours, too. I keep them with my emergency supplies.

  8. Shinii XO says:

    Love seeing some of these comments of people in America making this storm about politics and wishing the worst on others, but yet all the people in the caribbean are sending their best wishes to one another. Stay safe everyone

  9. cozy gamer says:

    thank you for such a detailed and informed delivery of this! many people dont understand how storms work but you guys do a great job at explaining how storms work!

  10. Corbin G says:

    If there’s slow moving storm surges off Tampa bay it could be the worst case scenario

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