Florida Governor Ron DeSantis activated the National Guard on Sunday, saying that while Ian’s path is uncertain, his impact will be widely felt across the state. State and federal disaster declarations were made over the weekend. One model projects Ian will make landfall in the Tampa Bay region, while another model projects it will make landfall in northwest Florida, DeSantis said. “Everyone in Florida is going to feel the impact of the storm,” Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie told CNN on Sunday. A big concern is how quickly the storm could intensify, said Jason Dunion, director of the hurricane research field program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “The storm can increase its speed by 35 miles per hour (56 kilometers per hour) in one day,” Dunon said. “It can go from a tropical storm to a Category 1 (hurricane), or from a Category 1 to a Category 3 in just that 24-hour period. That makes it especially important for people to pay attention to this storm in the days ahead.” As Ian approaches, Floridians are asked to stock up on supplies such as radios, water, canned food and medicine for at least seven days, and to familiarize themselves with evacuation routes. Residents of Tampa and other areas began lining up for sandbags as they prepared for Ian. Shoppers line up outside a retail store as people rush to prepare for Tropical Storm Ian, in Kissimmee, Florida, on September 25, 2022. Read more here.