Tracking Hurricane Ian: Category 3 storm makes landfall in Cuba

NEW YORK — Hurricane Ian made landfall early Tuesday morning in Cuba, and it’s gaining strength as it moves through the Caribbean and takes aim at Florida.

Tracking Hurricane Ian: Storm surge alert system explained


Tracking Hurricane Ian: Storm surge alert system explained

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As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the Category 3 storm hit Cuba with 125 mile an hour winds. It’s now heading northeast at 12 miles an hour. 

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The storm is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 early Wednesday before weakening a bit and making landfall on the west coast of Florida on Thursday.

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Tracking Hurricane Ian: Watches vs. warnings, categories explained


Tracking Hurricane Ian: Watches vs. warnings, categories explained

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