According to weather forecasters stated that Tropical Storm Ian, which developed on this Friday over the central Caribbean Sea, might move over or close to western Cuba, early the coming week and can bring a serious hurricane danger to Florida.
The storm is slowly moving towards the US mainland and forecasters said it is possible that this Tropical Storm can turn into a major hurricane in upcoming days and it will reach Florida by early next week.
Ron DeSantis expanded an earlier order that had covered Dozen counties to issue a state of emergency for all of Florida.
Governor urged locals to brace themselves for a storm that might wreak havoc on vast sections of the state with torrential rainfall, powerful winds, and rising waves.
“We encourage all Floridians to make their preparations,” DeSantis said in a statement.
On Sunday, the National Hurricane Center advised the people of Florida to take all necessary precautions to prepare for a hurricane. The storm could strike as a Category 3 hurricane or higher.
The NHC recommends that Floridians have food, water, and shelter supplies at a minimum, as well as First-Aid kits and disaster preparedness materials.
President of United States Joe Biden declared an emergency, authorizing FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate disaster relief.
The President ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, to provide assistance to states and locals in response to Tropical Storm Ian.
The president said he hoped the two agencies would be able to provide assistance as soon as possible.
IAN is a category 4 Hurricane, which was named after the island of IANA in the Caribbean, was first identified as a potential hurricane on Friday night.
The National Hurricane Center said that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 k.m.ph) Saturday night as it swirled about 395 miles (630 kilometers) southeast of Grand Cayman.
The National Hurricane Center said that the storm was “extremely dangerous” and could cause “catastrophic damage.
according to a senior hurricane specialist at the Miami based center, John Cangialosi, it was not yet clear exactly where Ian will hit hardest.
He said Floridians should begin preparations, including gathering. While the exact path of Ian is still Unknown, Floridians should start gathering information on where the storm could gust or drop rain, and that residents should be prepared for possible flooding and power outages.
After the emergency alerts by President and NHC, People of Florida started collecting supplies, according to report of Times People were waiting in line at a Home Depot in Pinellas Park, near Tampa, Saturday when the store opened.
Store Manager Wendy Macrini said the store had sold 600 cases of water. The store is open from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.,
On the Saturday morning the Monroe County Emergency Management also stated that they would not be making any evacuation decisions as of Saturday morning.
Maria Torres is a spokesperson for the National Hurricane Center. She tells CNN that people tend to lower their guard and think, “oh, yeah, we’re out of the woods,” but in reality, the season continues.
Torres says that Hurricane Irma is still active and that forecasters expect it to stay that way.
The hurricane season will last till November 30.
The hurricane season is coming to an end, and all of the states along the Gulf Coast should be on the lookout for potential storm activity this weekend.
The updated forecasts for Hurricane, and if you live in one of those areas, it is important to stay aware of the potential danger.
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What can you do to be safe, Tropical Storm Ian dangers.
If you are living in a hurricane-prone area, it is important to be aware of the dangers that come with hurricanes. There are several ways to be safe from hurricanes, and keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
Make sure you have a hurricane plan. A hurricane is a Powerful storm that can devastate an area. If you are not prepared, you could get hurt or die. Make sure you have a plan in case of a hurricane and take the necessary precautions.
If you have to leave your home, do so quickly and keep a close eye on the weather conditions. Stay aware of your surroundings and be prepared for anything that might happen.
Be prepared for the storm by stocking up on food, water, and supplies.
Be aware of potential power outages and be sure to have your lights and generators turned on.