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Tropical Storm Ian is expected to develop into a major hurricane. Current models project significant impacts on Florida. 
 
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) sent a letter to President Joe Biden in support of Governor Ron DeSantis’ request to issue a pre-landfall emergency declaration.
 
The full text of the letter is below. 
 
Dear Mr. President:
 
We write in support of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ request for a pre-landfall emergency declaration due to Tropical Depression 9, which is expected to strengthen and impact Florida in the coming days.
 
Ensuring that the state has access to the federal resources it needs is imperative to protecting Floridians, property, and our communities. The storm’s track and expected intensity could make it a major hurricane prior to an anticipated landfall. As such, we request that you promptly approve Governor DeSantis’ request for a pre-landfall emergency declaration.
 
Thank you for your prompt attention to this important matter. 
 
CON HURACÁN EN LA MIRA, RUBIO Y SCOTT INSTAN AL PDTE A HACER DECLARACIÓN DE EMERGENCIA PREVIO A SU LLEGADA

Se espera que la Tormenta Tropical Ian se convierta en un huracán. Los modelos actuales proyectan impactos significativos en Florida.
 
Los senadores estadounidenses Marco Rubio (R-FL) y Rick Scott (R-FL) enviaron una carta al presidente Joe Biden en apoyo a la solicitud del gobernador Ron DeSantis de emitir una declaración de emergencia previa a la llegada del huracán a tierra.
 
El texto completo de la carta en inglés está aquí.