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Florida residents brace for Hurricane Ian

Edward Montgomery and Courtney Viezux board up Montgomery's apartment building as they prepare for the possible arrival of Hurricane Ian on Sept. 27, 2022 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Edward Montgomery and Courtney Viezux board up Montgomery's apartment building as they prepare for the possible arrival of Hurricane Ian on Sept. 27, 2022 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida residents are bracing themselves for Hurricane Ian to make landfall Wednesday. The powerful storm knocked out Cuba’s power grid Tuesday and is expected to wreak catastrophic damage across west and central Florida.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Jeff George, director of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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