Ian crosses Florida: CBS News Flash, September 29, 2022 – CBS News

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More than 2 million people lost power in Florida as ex-Hurricane Ian, now a tropical storm, made landfall in the Sunshine State. A strong storm surge, 12 to 18 inches of rainfall and 150 mph winds knocked down trees and power lines, creating hazardous conditions. Emergency crews in some areas were unable to respond to 911 calls. Ian was tracking across Florida, and storm surges of up to six feet were still expected in the northeastern part of the state. Florida officials warned that residents could see tornadoes, strong winds and flash flooding.

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