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Live Blog: Hurricane Ian has again made landfall, this time in South Carolina

Published September 29, 2022 at 5:11 PM EDT
Hurricane Ian 9-30-22 2:36 pm
National Hurricane Center

The latest news on Hurricane Ian. Check here for updates as the storm impacts the Carolinas.

Hurricane Ian, a category 4 storm with sustained winds of over 150 mph, made landfall in the continental U.S. in southwest Florida on Wednesday. After crossing Florida, Ian was downgraded to a tropical storm. The National Hurricane Center reported Thursday at 5 p.m. that the storm had regained hurricane strength and was approaching Georgia and the Carolinas.

On Friday at 2:05 p.m., the NHC says Ian's center came ashore near Georgetown, South Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.