After Hurricane Ian causes record damage takes aim at the Carolinas, Georgia
Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Ian
As of 8 a.m., Ian was moving toward the north at about 9 mph with maximum sustained winds at 85 mph, remaining a Category 1 storm. The storm was about 105 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina and about 185 miles south-southwest of Cape Fear, North Carolina.
Hurricane Ian Intermediate Advisory Number 31A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092022 800 AM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022 ...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS ONGOING ACROSS MUCH OF THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS... ...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED BY THIS AFTERNOON...
Tropical Storm Ian was upgraded to a hurricane Thursday afternoon as Central Florida experienced massive amounts of rain. Ian had come ashore Wednesday afternoon near Cayo Costa, Florida, with winds of 150 mph and began a punishing march northeastward across the state.
SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.4N 79.1W ABOUT 105 MI...175 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA ABOUT 185 MI...295 KM SSW OF CAPE FEAR NORTH CAROLINA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 5 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for... * Flagler/Volusia County Line Florida to Cape Fear North Carolina * Neuse River North Carolina * St. Johns River Florida A Hurricane Warning is in effect for... * Savannah River to Cape Fear North Carolina A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Altamaha Sound Georgia to Savannah River * Cape Fear to Duck North Carolina * Pamlico Sound A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for... * North of Cape Fear to Duck North Carolina * Pamlico River * Cape Fear River A Hurricane Watch is in effect for... * East of Cape Fear to Surf City North Carolina
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