Editor’s note: We’ve partnered with our sister station WFLA in Tampa to gather donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Ian’s aftermath. You can scan this QR code with your phone to be routed directly to our Red Cross donation page. 


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction on its way through Florida.

The storm made landfall as a Category 4 storm Wednesday afternoon on Florida’s southwest coast. Millions were left without power, homes flooded from storm surge, roofs were ripped apart and some roads were impassable due to debris and downed power lines.

Brenda Brennan sits next to a boat that pushed against her apartment when Hurricane Ian passed through the area on September 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. Mrs. Brennan said the boat floated in around 7pm. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

WFLA and our parent company Nexstar are partnering with The American Red Cross in Florida to help with relief efforts for those recovering from the damage, and help in the form of donations is especially important as they respond to the devastation.Donate to Hurricane Ian relief efforts

People looking to donate to the American Red Cross as they assist Floridians affected by Hurricane Ian can do so by clicking here.