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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH (LEZ148) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH (LEZ148)
Issued by: National Weather Service Cleveland, OH
Last Update: 354 AM EDT Thu Sep 29 2022

Today: North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Tonight: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Friday: Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

Friday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet. see lake erie open lakes forecast for saturday through monday. the water temperature off toledo is 62 degrees, off cleveland 68 degrees, and off erie 67 degrees.

Zone Forecast: Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH (LEZ148)

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