Month: September 2022

  • September 29th, 2022 – Ian Update

    Ian now a tropical storm, leaves a wide swath of destruction across Florida. The first responders and doing damage assessments […]

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  • September 28, 2022, Ian 1 pm Update

    September 28, 2022, Ian 1 pm Update

    Catastrophic storm surge inundation of 12 to 18 feet above ground level along with destructive waves are expected somewhere along the southwest Florida coastline from Englewood to Bonita Beach, including Charlotte Harbor. Residents in these areas should urgently follow any evacuation orders in effect.

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  • September 28, 2022 – Ian 5am EST Update

    September 28, 2022 – Ian 5am EST Update

    Overnight and currently, buoys off the west coast of Florida reported wave heights in excess of 26 feet. As a rule of thumb, divide wave-height by 2 to get an estimate of the storm surge coming on shore at low-lying areas not protected by flood-walls. Port Charlotte, existing at the tip of the funnel-shaped Harbor could experience an accelerated amount storm surge. Punta Gorda could have a similar, but less than Pt. Charlotte’s storm surge.

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  • September 27, 2022 – Ian Interim update

    September 27, 2022 – Ian Interim update

    Devastating tidal surge forecast for Port Charlotte. Residents be advised and take appropriate action following your local governments advice.

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  • September 27th, morning

    September 27th, morning

    WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: None SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Hurricane Warning is in effect for… * Cuban provinces of Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio, and Artemisa * Bonita Beach to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay * Dry Tortugas A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for… * Anclote River southward to Flamingo * Tampa Bay A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Cuban provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque, and Matanzas * Lower Florida Keys from Seven Mile Bridge westward to Key West * Flamingo to Bonita Beach * Suwannee River to the Anclote River * Volusia/Brevard County Line south to Jupiter Inlet * Lake Okeechobee A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for… * Florida Keys from the Card Sound Bridge westward to Key West * Dry Tortugas * Florida Bay * Aucilla River to Anclote River * Altamaha Sound to Flagler/Volusia County Line * Saint Johns River A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * North of Anclote River to the Suwannee River A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North of the Suwannee River to Indian Pass * Altamaha Sound to Volusia/Brevard County line * Deerfield Beach to Jupiter Inlet

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