Ian Is Now A Remnant Low, But Leaves Thousands Without Power Across the Region

 

Hurricane Ian made landfall near Georgetown, SC coast Friday afternoon. Myrtle Beach recorded its third highest storm surge on record of just over 5 feet.

As of the 5 pm update from the National Hurricane Center, Ian is now a remnant low located 95 miles WSW of Richmond, Virginia.  This is the final Ian advisory from the National Hurricane Center.Tropical Track

More than 350,000 customers were without power across the Carolinas. As of 9 pm Saturday, more than 36,000 were still without power. 133 of those are in Mecklenburg county.

Daily Max Wind Gusts

Rainfall totals ranged from 1-3″ across the region with a few streams and creeks overflowing their banks. Wind damage was the worst impact of the storm with multiple reports of trees down and power outages. The highest gusts ranged from 40-50 mph Friday night.

Partly sunny skies are expected on Sunday with isolated showers possible. Most of us will stay dry. Expect a breeze at times with winds gusting up to 20 mph. Temperatures will still be below average with highs in the mid 60s.

Continued Impacts

Power Outages
Scattered power outages will continue as utility crews are working thousands across the area.

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