Hurricane Ian slammed into southwest Florida as a powerful Category 4 hurricane Wednesday afternoon.
With 150 mph winds, Hurricane Ian is tied for the 4th strongest hurricane to ever hit the state, according to meteorologist Philip Klotzbach.
#HurricaneIan ranks in a tie for 4th with Charley (2004) and Florida Keys (1919) for the strongest #hurricanes by maximum sustained wind (150 mph) to make landfall in Florida on record. Table shows all 15 Category 4-5 hurricanes to make landfall in Florida on record. pic.twitter.com/VlOwPgPZpw
— Philip Klotzbach (@philklotzbach) September 28, 2022