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Tropical Storm Ian live coverage: Damage following Florida landfall, storm pushes inland

Hurricane Ian has weakened to a tropical storm after causing catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding over the Florida peninsula as it made landfall, the National Hurricane Center said. These are significant threats to areas of Tampa Bay and Florida's Gulf Coast that don't normally see such headlines, but they're worth acting upon: People living along and near the coast are urged to shelter in place and remain in a safe spot until the storm has passed. As of the 5 a.m. advisory, Tropical Storm Ian was located about 40 miles southeast of Orlando, with a northeast movement at 8 mph. Maximum sustained winds are 65 mph. Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm around 3:05 p.m. along the southwestern coast of Florida near Cayo Costa, the NHC said. It had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, with even higher gusts. MORE: https://bit.ly/3BLUcC8 For closed captions, click here: https://www.wtsp.com/watch 10 Tampa Bay is keeping you ahead of Hurricane Ian: Find your evacuation zone: https://bit.ly/3xUyMBU Find sandbag locations: https://bit.ly/3UGMhyI Latest area school closures: https://bit.ly/3xUJubx #Ian | #FLwx
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