VENICE, Fla. (WFLA) — The Venice Theatre was heavily damaged after Hurricane Ian’s strong winds and rain moved through the area.

The city of Venice posted a picture of the theatre on Twitter, showing extensive damage.

Hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Casto, Florida around 3 p.m. Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph.

As of Wednesday night, the storm weakened to a Category 1 hurricane.

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