Tag: 2022

  • 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 24, 2022, Morning Report

    September 24, 2022, Morning Report

    At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ian was located near latitude 14.7 North, longitude 73.5 West. Ian is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h).

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  • September 23, 2022 – Morning

    September 23, 2022 – Morning

    Very active Atlantic and Caribbean. Thankfully, the Gulf of Mexico is silent now. Next week we may see South to Central Florida get attacked by a Category 2 Hurricane.

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