Osceola County

Hurricane Ian floods homes, businesses and streets in Osceola County

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The city of Kissimmee and Osceola County are being flooded due to Hurricane Ian.


Channel 9 reporter Sabrina Maggiore saw one drover get stuck in floodwaters and the driver rescued by SWAT officers.

Officials are warning drivers not to head out on the flooded roads.

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The rain continues to fall, worsening the devastating flood.

Residents in Osceola County are sharing photos and videos with Channel 9 of flooded homes around the county.

Channel 9 reporter Nick Papantonis found flooding in a strip mall parking lot.

Flood warnings and flash flood warnings are in effect across Central Florida.

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The city of Kissimmee tweeted that police and fire crews can no longer respond to calls as sustained winds have reached 45 mph.

Watch Channel 9 for live continuous coverage of the flooding and storm damage in Central Florida.

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