Former Minnesota woman prepares for Hurricane Ian

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(ABC 6 News) – As hurricane Ian barrels toward the peninsula – those in Florida are scrambling to make last-minute preparations for the storm.

Ian grew to a category four storm overnight and battered Cuba with heavy wind, storm surge, and flooding.

Now 2.5 million people are under evacuation orders

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ABC 6 News anchor Laura Lee spoke with a woman from Wasioja who now lives in Florida about how she’s preparing to experience her first major hurricane.