WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.Hurricane Ian carved a path of destruction through central Florida, with extreme winds, heavy rains and a torrent of waters flooding in from the Gulf of Mexico.
Roads and bridges were washed away, coastal cities were swamped and electrical systems were wrecked - leaving millions of homes and businesses without power.
While the full scope of the disaster is not yet known, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says it will take years to rebuild.
We’ll hear an eyewitness account of the destruction in Ft. Myers and check in with NPR’s Greg Allen in Sarasota, where many neighborhoods are flooded.
In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.
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