Hurricane Ian weakens to Category 3 after making landfall in Florida, but officials warn the worst is yet to come
Hurricane Ian has weakened to a Category 3 storm hours after pummeling southwestern Florida Wednesday, but officials are warning people to stay inside as the worst of the storm is still on the way.
The storm made landfall as a Category 4 along the southwestern coast of Florida near Cayo Costa around 3:05 p.m. ET Wednesday with winds near 150 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Ian walloped Collier County, where authorities have been inundated with water rescue calls.