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  1. A tornado warning was in effect for Pembroke Pines, Davie and Cooper City until 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.
  2. (From left) Kenny King, a handyman in Safety Harbor, and Jon Walker, the co-owner of Tides Seafood Market & Provisions, board the Safety Harbor market’s entrance on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, ahead of Hurricane Ian’s arrival.
  3. From left to right: Chris Iovanna, 31, Justin Short, 35, and Nick Patel, 38, work to place shutters on their restaurant, the Soda Fountain of Venice, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Venice, Fla. Venice residents are preparing for the impacts of Hurricane Ian.
  4. GOES image of Hurricane Ian
  5. Alejandro Riddick, 18, who recently moved from Philadelphia to Plant City with his family, carries a mattress inside one of Hillsborough County’s pet-friendly shelters in preparation for Hurricane Ian at Durant High in Plant City on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
  6. People grab food and drinks at O’Maddy’s waterfront bar in an otherwise quiet downtown as Hurricane Ian makes its way to the west Florida coast,Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 in Gulfport.
  7. John Doyle, of New Port Richey, helps his friend board up his home to prepare for the hurricane near the 300 block of Country Club Dr.  on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Oldsmar.
  8. From left to right: Chris Iovanna, 31, Justin Short, 35, and Nick Patel, 38, work to place shutters on their restaurant, the Soda Fountain of Venice, on Tuesday.
  9. In this July 1, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden, right, looks at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, during a briefing with first responders and local officials in Miami on the condo tower that collapsed in Surfside.
  10. USF coach Jeff Scott and the Bulls are still set to face East Carolina this weekend.
  11. Uber driver Al Moreno, 59.
  12. Because of Hurricane Ian, Disney issued an announcement that its four theme parks would be closed on Wednesday and Thursday and Disney Springs, its shopping and entertainment center, would also close,
  13. Sem Melo, 40, said hurricane season is a nightmare for families with only one household income.
"Our destiny often depends on how lucky we are,” he said as he prepped his house for Hurricane Ian on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.
  14. The National Hurricane Center's latest advisory shows Ian's forecast track shifting slightly east. The storm is now forecasted to make landfall slightly below Tampa Bay.
  15. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch is encouraging residents not to let their guard down as Hurricane Ian forecast path shifted on Tuesday.
  16. In 1985, Hurricane Elena parked in the Gulf of Mexico and brought high waves into backyards and sea walls on Tampa's Culbreath Isle. The storm was estimated to have caused $100 million in local damage.
  17. The Howard Frankland, and the two other bridges bridge connecting Pinellas and Hillsborough counties — the Gandy Bridge and the Courtney Campbell Causeway — are being monitored by the Florida Department of Transportation and law enforcement.
  18. Fallen electricity lines, metal and tree branches litter a street after Hurricane Ian hit Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Tuesday.  Ian made landfall at 4:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio province, where officials set up shelters, evacuated people, rushed in emergency personnel and took steps to protect crops in the nation’s main tobacco-growing region.
  19. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist speaks to the media at Kissin’ Cuzzins on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in St. Petersburg.

Crist recently won the Democratic primary for Florida Gov.
  20. Tampa Electric Co. has decided not to shut down power to two downtown Tampa areas before the storm. However, “The situation is dynamic, and if conditions warrant, we will re-evaluate,” said spokesperson Cherie Jacobs.
  21. Debbie Ballantyne loads groceries, including bottled water and wine, she picked up at Publix in Plant City on Tuesday in preparation for Hurricane Ian.
  22. Pasco County Fire Rescue command staff work in the county's Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday to prepare for Hurricane Ian. County officials speaking at a midday news conference Tuesday made another plea to those living in evacuation zones A, B and C to heed the warnings to relocate.
  23. St. Petersburg public works administrator Claude Tankersley, shown speaking to City Council members in September about the sewage crisis, told DEP official Michele Duggan in October to keep a close eye on the city’s website for an upcoming job.
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