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Will Hurricane Ian hit Orlando? Here’s the latest forecast path

The Orlando metro area remains a under hurricane warning Wednesday after Hurricane Ian made landfall near Category 5 strength at Punta Gorda on the west coast Ian is forecast to track northeast to Central Florida, passing south of Orlando Thursday morning. The region is expected to experience damaging winds, flooding rains and possible tornadoes through Thursday. A state of emergency is in ...
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Woman stabbed sister to death in Orange, deputies say

A woman was arrested Tuesday after authorities said she stabbed her sister to death earlier this week, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Fatiha Marzan, 21, is facing a first-degree murder charge for killing her sister, 20-year-old Sayma Marzan, inside a Southern Charm Drive home Monday, a Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said. She was arrested at the scene and is currently in the ...
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Wild video shows rough hurricane hunter's flight into Ian

ORLANDO, Fla. — A hurricane hunter that goes by Tropical Nick Underwood shared a video with WESH 2 that shows a rough ride into Hurricane Ian. "When I say this was the roughest flight of my career so far, I mean it. I have never seen the bunks come out like that. There was coffee everywhere. I have never felt such lateral motion," he said. "Please stay safe out there."
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Wally’s vows to stay open as long as possible

Local watering hole Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors (Website) wants everyone to know they can pop by for a drink at any time and that they plan to stay open as long as they can. The bar, which is located at 1001 N. Mills Avenue [GMap], says they plan to...
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Burton’s Bar to stay open ’till shit his the fan’

Not to be outdone by their friends at Wally’s in Mills 50, Thornton Park staple Burton’s Bar (Instagram) says they will be staying open for as long as possible during the hurricane. The bar shared on its socials that it would be filling up containers with water for...
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Here Comes Hurricane Ian: Orange County Information & Preparation

With Hurricane Ian ready to impact Orange County and all of Florida, local preparations have been under way around Orlando ahead of the storm and important information is available. The theme parks are shuttered, Orlando International Airport is closed, and Central Florida is in a weather lockdown. All of the...
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Central Florida Publix Stores CLOSE Ahead of Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian continues to linger just off the southwest coast of Florida, strengthening before eventually making landfall. We’ve been following Ian’s path for a while now, and have seen Disney World take steps to prepare for the storm — ultimately culminating in the decision to close the parks for two whole days. As the storm approaches Central Florida, one Florida grocery chain is shutting its doors temporarily as well.
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As Hurricane Ian landfall approaches, Chicago travelers affected

CHICAGO (WLS) — The final flights from Florida are landing in Chicago Wednesday morning, as Hurricane Ian approaches. Millions have been told to evacuate or shelter in place, and both airports in Orlando and Fort Myers stopped operations Wednesday morning. Pat McGibbon left his home in Jacksonsville for a...
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Hurricane Ian: Storm’s path ‘directly over the City of Orlando,’ Dyer warns

Orlando officials are bracing for Category 1 hurricane conditions or a strong tropical storm, as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the Gulf Coast, and is expected to be in an around the city in the coming days. “I want citizens to take this storm seriously and prepare,” Mayor Buddy Dyer said Tuesday, at a news conference at the city’s Emergency Operation Center. “The track of the storm has changed ...
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