Ian, now a major hurricane, threatens Cuba and Florida

Hurricane Ian strengthened into a Category 3 storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 115 mph ahead of an expected landfall over western Cuba on Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Why it matters: That makes Ian a major hurricane. Ian’s outer rain band is already lashing Florida’s west coast, where it could hit as a Category 4 hurricane as early as Wednesday.

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Source: https://www.axios.com/2022/09/27/ian-major-hurricane-cuba-florida
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