Catastrophe Looms as Surge From Hurricane Ian Meets Fast-Growing Florida
The following is an excerpt from a Sustain What blog post.
Catastrophic rainfall and flooding.
These are the last hours to prepare or escape before conditions worsen and #Ian arrives in south and central Florida.
The recipe for catastrophe? Superimpose roof-shredding winds up to 155 miles per hour with tsunami-scale storm surges of 6 to 16 feet and massive inland deluges on a southwest Florida landscape where communities have explosively grown in recent decades without many hurricane hits.
Here’s hoping communities in harm’s way are heeding evacuation orders.