Hurricane Ian reinforces a Classification 3 tempest as it targets Florida winds as strong as 140 mph.

At the point when it approaches Florida's Bay Coast in this week, the Public Tropical storm Community said on Monday.

Ian fortified into a significant Class 3 tempest starting around 5 a.m. ET Tuesday, recording greatest supported breezes of 125 mph as it hit western Cuba

Authorities in Cuba's Pinar del Rio territory set up many shelters and did whatever it may take to safeguard crops in Cuba's primary tobacco-developing area.

The U.S. Public Typhoon Community said the island's west coast could see as much as 14 feet (4.3 meters) of tempest flood.

The flood is anticipated to be somewhat less extreme in Florida, however portions of Tampa Sound might in any case see waters 5 to 10 feet higher than ordinary.

"Cuba is expecting outrageous typhoon force twists, additionally dangerous tempest flood and weighty precipitation,"

During the following 48 hours, the tempest is supposed to change direction northward and upper east — and the timing

of those moves will probably figure out where it makes landfall on the U.S. central area.  A single bad storm is enough to upend people's lives. 

Ian is the fourth Atlantic storm of 2022, a season that main saw its most memorable typhoon recently.