Hurricane Ian to impact the South Carolina coast Friday

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Ian re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday as the storm set its sights on the South Carolina coastli...

September 30, 2022
12:46 PM

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Ian re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday as the storm set its sights on the South Carolina coastline. Much of the Lowcountry began to feel impacts from the storm on Thursday by way of gusty winds, rain, and some coastal flooding. Those impacts are expected to increase through the day on Friday. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 5:00 a.m. update that Ian was moving north-northeast at 9 mph with 85 mph sustained winds. The storm was located about 175 to the south-southeast of Charleston.

Tim Renaud