Ian regains hurricane strength as it takes aim at the Carolinas and Georgia

Hurricane Ian 5 p.m. Forecast Track on 9/29/2022
Posted at 5:40 AM, Sep 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-29 17:14:48-04

Ian regained hurricane strength Thursday evening as the storm looked to make landfall for a third time since forming in the Caribbean last week.

Latest NHC Update

    • Winds: 75 mph
    • Strength: Tropical Storm
    • Position: 240 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina
    • Movement: North-northeast at 10 miles per hour

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    On the forecast track, Ian will approach the coast of South Carolina on Friday. The center will move farther inland across the Carolinas Friday night and Saturday.

    Ian could slightly strengthen before landfall tomorrow, and is forecast to rapidly weaken over the southeastern United States late Friday into Saturday.