Cuba prepares evacuations as strengthening TS Ian nears
Authorities in Cuba have suspended classes in Pinar del Rio province and say they will begin evacuations Monday as Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before reaching the western part of the island on its way to Floridawashingtonpost.com
Ian becomes a Hurricane, Rapid strengthening expected
While it is too soon to determine the exact magnitude and location of these impacts, residents in Cuba, the Florida Keys, and the Florida peninsula should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place and closely monitor forecast updates through the weekend.
Gov. DeSantis activates national guard, warns of storm surge, power outages, fuel disruptions as Ian approaches
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday morning warned of widespread power outages and fuel disruptions later this week as Florida prepares for the impact of Tropical Storm Ian, which was expected to become a powerful hurricane later in the day.
John Gaughan: The latest on Ian and impacts on Jacksonville as of Sunday morning
Clarity is still not there in the forecast models for Tropical Storm Ian, despite a plethora of higher density data by the Gulf Stream Hurricane Hunter. This high-flying aircraft reaches up to 45,000′ and samples the atmosphere by dropping instruments (sonobuoys) out the back of the plane. These parachute down to earth and take temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure along the way. Additionally, wind direction and speeds are calculated. All great information fills in the gaps in data over the broad open waters surrounding tropical storms and hurricanes.
Beachgoers enjoy sunny weather, water as Beach Safety Alert continues over the weekend
Due to the heightened beach condition from Hurricane Fiona and the incoming cold front Friday, Ocean Rescue lifeguards at Jacksonville Beach issued a Beach Safety Alert lasting throughout the weekend due to dangerous and life-threatening beach conditions.
Path shifts northwest on growing Tropical Storm Ian, still could strike Florida as hurricane
Tropical Storm Ian grew overnight in the Caribbean still with a path that could bring it to Florida next week as a hurricane prompting Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency across the Sunshine State. The National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update puts Tropical Storm Ian’s center about 230 miles south of Kingston, Jamaica and about 430 miles southeast of Grand Cayman with maximum ...news.yahoo.com
Tropical Storm Ian to near Cuba as Cat 3. Track shift takes South Florida out of cone
Tropical Storm Ian continued to strengthen in the eastern Caribbean on Saturday — on its way to becoming what is expected to be a powerful Category 3 hurricane as it nears Cuba, then threatens Florida early next week.news.yahoo.com