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  1. Wild Adventures Theme Park, shown here in Valdosta, Ga., is offering free admission to those displaced by Hurricane Ian this Saturday and Sunday.
  2. A palm sways to the early gusts of Hurricane Ian.
  3. A flood barrier surrounds Tampa General Hospital in preparation for Hurricane Ian's arrival. The hospital is the region's only Level 1 trauma center.
  4. Satellite image of Hurricane Ian shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Twitter on Wednesday.
  5. A steady stream of people walk along the sea bed during a reverse storm surge along Bayshore Boulevard Wednesday in Tampa.
  6. From left: Hilton employees Louie Fonseca, Frankie Monica, Bryan Kinbacher and Jaime Miranda use rope to secure the front door at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Myers in anticipation of Hurricane Ian’s Florida landfall about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, as the storm’s winds ramp up to 155 mph. Storm surge remains the biggest threat for Lee County where surge in the Fort Myers-Cape Coral area is expected to reach up to 16 feet above sea level.
  7. This GOES-East GeoColor satellite image taken at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2022, and provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the eye of Hurricane Ian approaching the southwest coast of Florida. Hurricane Ian's most damaging winds began hitting Florida's southwest coast Wednesday, lashing the state with heavy rain and pushing a devastating storm surge after strengthening to the threshold of the most dangerous Category 5 status. (NOAA via AP)
  8. For the first time in a decade, Americans will pay less next year on monthly premiums for Medicare’s Part B plan, which covers routine doctors’ visits and other outpatient care.
  9. Access roads to the Sunshine Skyway bridge are blocked off as the span is closed due to high winds from Hurricane Ian on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  10. From left, Hilton employees Louie Fonseca, Frankie Monica, Bryan Kinbacher and Jaime Miranda use rope to secure the front door at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Myers in anticipation of Hurricane Ian’s landfall at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
  11. Hernando County Administrator Jeff Rogers.
  12. A satellite image taken at 12:41 a.m. Wednesday shows Hurricane Ian over the Gulf of Mexico. Ian was taking a similar path to Hurricane Charley, which devastated Charlotte County in 2004 and caused extensive damage in other parts of Florida, but was much larger than Charley in size, experts said.
  13. Passengers look at a screen to check times for departures and arrivals for their flight at the Tampa International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Tampa.
  14. A view of the pier as the Tampa Bay is draining in a reverse storm surge with Hurricane Ian expected to make landfall this afternoon on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  15. The president, as commander in chief, is ultimately responsible for classification and declassification. When people lower in the chain of command handle classification and declassification duties — which is usually how it’s done — it’s because they have been delegated to do so by the president directly, or by an appointee chosen by the president.
  16. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference at the Pinellas County Emergency Operations Center, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Largo.
  17. This satellite image taken at 10:10 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, and provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Ian over the Gulf of Mexico.
  18. A traffic camera image released by the Florida Highway Patrol shows the Sunshine Skyway at 7:41 a.m. on Wednesday after troopers closed the bridge due to winds clocked at between 50 and 60 mph.
  19. Sander Eshuis, a tourist from Holland, poses for a photo as he is doused by waves at the Southernmost Point marker in Key West, on Sept. 27, 2022. Sander and his wife, Lenneke, had never experienced a hurricane before and the proximity of Hurricane Ian to Key West allowed them to see some of the effects of the storm from a distance.
  20. From left to right: Workers D Bowls and John Nelson unload a pallet of bottled water as Magdalia Nieves, 44 and John Dejesus, 15, bring their belongings 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.
  21. The National Hurricane Center's graphic shows the current path of Hurricane Ian. Ian is forecast to make landfall Wednesday on the west coast of Florida.
  22. Duke Energy trucks are staged the parking lot at Tropicana Field in preparation for Hurricane Ian on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
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