Jet skier seen in waters of Florida coast as Hurricane Ian approaches

Photo: Rob Garguilo

Sarasota, FL - A person was seen jet skiing off the coast of Southwest Florida just hours before Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday.

Reporters from WFLA News Channel 8 captured video of the person in choppy waters off the John Ringling Causeway in Sarasota, as Hurricane Ian moved towards the coast as a Category 4 storm.

Hurricane Ian made landfall around 3 p.m. Wednesday in Cayo Casto with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, bringing catastrophic storm surges and flooding to parts of Southwest Florida.

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