'It's chaos': Floridians fly north as Hurricane Ian approaches

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Millions of Floridians are scrambling to get out of Hurricane Ian's path as the Category 3 storm barrels towards the state. ...

September 29, 2022
5:12 AM

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Millions of Floridians are scrambling to get out of Hurricane Ian's path as the Category 3 storm barrels towards the state. Palm Bay resident Lorrie Frank arrived at T.F. Green International Airport Tuesday. She tells 12 News that, after experiencing Hurricane Wilma firsthand, she knew it was time to head north. 'After going through Wilma, I was scared,' Frank said. 'It was a rough storm. (Story continues below video.) Hurricane Ian is expected to strengthen into a Category 4 storm by the time it makes landfall in Florida, likely along the west coast.

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