Florida governor says storm surge from Hurricane Ian has likely peaked

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks after the primary election for the midterms during the "Keep Florida Free Tour" at Pepin’s Hospitality Centre in Tampa, Florida, U.S., August 24, 2022. REUTERS/Octavio/File Photo

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said on Wednesday evening that the storm surge from Hurricane Ian had likely peaked but that damage would likely be inflicted across the state.

Reporting by Dan Whitcomb Editing by Chris Reese

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