What to expect from Hurricane Ian in 5 locations in Florida

What To Expect From Hurricane Ian In 5 Locations In Florida
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Hurricane Ian is shown in this satellite image as it churns off the Florida coast early September 28.

Here’s a list of key locations in Florida that will be impacted by Hurricane Ian — and what CNN meteorologists expect to see as the storm moves through.

These are estimates based on the latest forecast guidance and could still change.

Live updates: Hurricane Ian slams Florida

Fort Myers:

Tropical storm-force wind gusts: Before 8 a.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m. Thursday

Hurricane-force wind gusts: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday

Peak winds: Gusts of 80 to 90 mph and higher, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday

Rainfall expected: 4 to 6 inches through Friday

Storm surge expected: 12 to 16 feet

Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte:

Tropical storm-force wind gusts: Before 8 a.m. Wednesday through 9 a.m. Thursday

Hurricane-force wind gusts: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday

Peak winds: Gusts of 110 to 130 mph and higher, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday

Rainfall expected: 6 to 8 inches through Friday

Storm surge expected: 12 to 16 feet

Sarasota:

Tropical storm-force wind gusts: 6 a.m. Wednesday to 9 p.m. Thursday

Hurricane-force wind gusts: 3 p.m. Wednesday to 2 a.m. Thursday

Peak winds: Gusts 80-90 mph and higher, 6 p.m. Wednesday through midnight

Rainfall expected: 10 to 14 inches through Friday

Storm surge expected: 6 to 10 feet

St. Petersburg:

Tropical storm-force wind gusts: 6 a.m. Wednesday to 12 a.m. Friday

Peak winds: Gusts to 70 mph and higher, 8 p.m. Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday

Rainfall expected: 10 to 13 inches through Friday

Storm urge expected: 4 to 6 feet

Tampa:

Tropical storm-force wind gusts: 8 a.m. Wednesday to Thursday afternoon

Peak winds: Gusts to 60 mph and higher, 5 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday morning

Rainfall expected: 12 to 15 inches through Friday

Storm surge expected: 4 to 6 feet

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