Ian Becomes Hurricane, Expected To Strengthen Again Before Reaching Florida
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The National Hurricane Center officially declared Ian a hurricane Monday (September 26) morning and it’s expected to strengthen again as it continues to move toward Florida and Cuba.
"A Hurricane Watch has been issued along the west coast of Florida from north of Englewood to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay,” the Hurricane Center announced.
Ian is expected to be a Category 3 hurricane by Monday night and strengthen into a Category 4 as it approaches Florida.
Florida residents have been warned to prepare as Ian continues to approach, CNN reports.