Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding
Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force
winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding.
|NWS Forecast for: Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay (ANZ251)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Norton, MA
Last Update: 702 AM EDT Thu Sep 29 2022
|Today: N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. |
Tonight: NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night: SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat: W winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun Through Mon Night: NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
|Zone Forecast: Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay (ANZ251)|
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