Meteorologist Ginger Zee has hit back at a Twitter troll who accused her of overdramatizing Hurricane Ian.
On Wednesday, millions of people in Florida faced life-threatening storm surges as Hurricane Ian strengthened to a Category 4
It's just shy of Category 5, the most destructive classification
The hurricane has already battered Cuba, leaving much of the island nation without power as it barreled towards Florida's west coast at 155mph.
"It's going to have big, big impacts in terms of wind, in terms of rain, in terms of flooding," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a Sept. 28 briefing.
"So, it's been a nasty, nasty day, two days."
Tourist interests such as Disney World, SeaWorld, and Busch Gardens were closed, while NASA also delayed the takeoff of the Artemis I moon rocket from Kennedy Space Center.
Zee, chief meteorologist for ABC News, was reporting from Sanibel Island, Florida on Tuesday when the social media exchange took place.