FIRST ALERT: Hurricane Ian pulling away from the Lowcountry

Updated: 6 hours ago

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Hurricane Ian made landfall at 2:05 pm near Georgetown. Hurricane Warnings remain in effect along the coast and Tropical Storm Warnings inland. Storm Surge Warnings are also in effect. Most people will continue to experience tropical storm force winds around 40 to 60 mph through this evening. Some will experience higher gusts from 70 to 85 mph closer to the center of the storm. Continue to watch for ponding and shallow flooding through the evening as water recedes. The weekend will be mostly dry and sunny and cooler temperatures arrive next week.

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Updated: 6 hours ago
Headshot of Stephanie Sine, AMS Certified Meteorologist

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Hurricane Ian made landfall at 2:05 pm near Georgetown. Hurricane Warnings remain in effect along the coast and Tropical Storm Warnings inland. Storm Surge Warnings are also in effect. Most people will continue to experience tropical storm force winds around 40 to 60 mph through this evening. Some will experience higher gusts from 70 to 85 mph closer to the center of the storm. Continue to watch for ponding and shallow flooding through the evening as water recedes. The weekend will be mostly dry and sunny and cooler temperatures arrive next week.

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