Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida on Wednesday afternoon as a powerful Category 4 storm.
Ian came ashore near Cayo Costa, an island off the coast of Fort Myers, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The hurricane brought heavy wind and rain to Sarasota and its surrounding areas.
Residents and Herald-Tribune journalists shared photos and videos of Ian's impact in Sarasota on social media.
Here’s a quick look at:
Stone Ridge Tr
Stickney Point Bridge
N Honore Avenue @ Travini Circle
Deputies are still responding to calls for service but this is not the time to be on the road. This is the time to hunker down & shelter in place. Sit tight, stay safe, stay informed. pic.twitter.com/quAFxNaJvO
— SarasotaSheriff (@SarasotaSheriff) September 28, 2022
— Amanda (@Tashina35158412) September 28, 2022
— Paul Hutchison (@PaulHut74055671) September 29, 2022
Vonna Keomanyvong is a manager on the Florida-Georgia Digital Optimization Team. Support local journalism by subscribing to your local news organization.
This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Hurricane Ian damage across Sarasota, Florida