< img src="https://flagandcross.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Hurricane-camera.jpg" alt=""> A camera installed six feet off the ground went viral Wednesday as Hurricane Ian’s tornado surge sent out water putting right into a Florida area, eventually immersing the tool.
The News-Press, which covers Southwest Florida, stated the camera was just one of numerous set up from Port Charlotte to Punta Gorda as well as Sanibel Island by Kory Hartman for his YouTube channel, Extreme Studios.
Hartman scored more than 930,000 views with his live stream of the cyclone’s activities as it ripped apart homes and services and also swamped a wide swath of the state.
However, for a time, much of the attention got on Estero Blvd in Ft Myers Coastline, where a device Hartman identified SG 9 made a worthy effort at becoming The Little Camera That Could.
“SG 9 at Fort Myers Beach is still going despite having waters pounding it, with particles striking it,” Hartman claimed at one factor during the stream, the News-Press reported.
Yet the water in the street continued to increase higher and higher.
“Oh my benefits, 9 is almost completely underwater,” Hartman said, according to the News-Press. “I assume we have gone practically entirely underwater. Oh yeah, we’re only going to get glimpses now on 9.”
Audiences sent simulated compassion notes after the Brave Little Electronic camera lastly went offline, the electrical outlet reported. Comments included “split Webcam 9. Thank you for your solution” and “Web cam 9 went 6 rounds with a heavyweight. Much respect.”
One customer with the handle “wick quest” even made up “The Ballad of Number 9,” which lamented, partly:
The storm surge increased greater, the waves did sprinkle
Yet the adventurous cam not did anything yet laugh.Till deep sea rose above its lens As well as the electronic camera circuit
board was never ever again.All throughout the internet, its story spread, The
cam stood [its] ground till it was dead. A Weather condition Channel blog post with the clipgot 5 million sights in six hrs, according to the News-Press: * RARE * first person view of tornado surge. This cam is 6 feet
off the ground on Estero Blvd in Ft Myers Beach, FL. Unsure just how much longer it keeps functioning. You’ll see it live just on @weatherchannel #Ian pic.twitter.com/WwHtvgVxjY– Mike Bettes(@mikebettes)September 28, … Resource