While authorities strongly urged people living near Florida’s coast to evacuate ahead of Ian’s landfall, some people decided to stay put and hunker down. Linda Blomquist, who lives in Punta Gorda, Florida, joins News NOW to explain why she and her family decided to ride out the storm at home and what it was like when Ian made landfall.
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Hurricane Ian ‘Seemed Like It Was Never Going To End’ After Making Landfall In Florida