The National Hurricane Center predicts that Hurricane Ian will bring a dangerous storm surge .
forecasters claimed. Officials in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio provincial set up dozens shelters and took steps in order to protect crops in Cuba’s main region for tobacco-growing.
According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (USNHC), storm surge could cause damage up to 14 feet (4.3m) on the island's western coast
Ian was located approximately 5 miles to the west of Pinar del Rio, Cuba. He was moving northwest at 12mph, as indicated by the NHC in its 5 AM advisory.
In the next 48 hour, the storm is likely to move toward the northeast and north -- and the timing will likely determine the location it makes landfall on U.S. soil.