Here’s what Orange, Seminole counties could experience during Hurricane Ian

Orange and Seminole Counties remain under hurricane warning

Orange and Seminole counties (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Hurricane Ian is moving into Central Florida.

In Orange and Seminole counties, here are the wind, rain and tornado threats expected as the hurricane continues on its path.

Orange, Seminole counties: Thursday conditions (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)
  • Winds: 70 to 90 mph
  • Rain: 10 to 15 inches
  • Tornado: Scattered

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As of Tuesday at 5:15 p.m., Orange County officials announced a hurricane warning for the area, which indicates that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours.

Orange County Public Works is closing a portion of Reams Road, from Bay Court to the Disney parking lot, Wednesday at 9 a.m. until further notice due to flooding.

County officials urge people in the following flood-prone areas to consider evacuating:

  • Lakes of Windermere at Peachtree-Reams Road
  • Oasis-Reams Road
  • Orla Vista/Westside Manor
  • Bonny Brooke-Oakridge/John Young

A hurricane warning was also issued in Seminole County Tuesday night.

Follow updates on Hurricane Ian:

A street pole with traffic lights fell to the road along Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando as gusts from Hurricane Ian blew through the area.
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About the Author:

Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.