Residents of Monroe County, Florida – which includes the Florida Keys – moved their vehicles to higher ground on Tuesday, September 27, in preparation for potential storm surges produced by Hurricane Ian, which is forecasted to impact Florida today.
During a press briefing on September 27, Florida Gov Ron DeSantis said the state would see "historic storm surge and flooding potential” from the hurricane. DeSantis declared a state of emergency on September 24 in response to the hurricane forecast.
Footage posted to the Monroe County Emergency Management – Florida Keys Facebook page shows cars parked along the side of a highway in Big Pine Key, Florida. Credit: Monroe County Emergency Management – Florida Keys via Storyful