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Windy + rainy weekend in the Upstate as Ian impacts SC

Ian is expected to make a second landfall Fri., Sept. 30.

National Weather Service map of Tropical Storm Ian from its 11 a.m. update on Thurs., Sept. 29.

Ian is currently predicted to make a second landfall in SC as a category 1 hurricane. | Map via NWS, 11 a.m. update

Today will be windy and rainy as Ian makes a second landfall along the SC coast. Here in the Upstate, meteorologists are calling for 30-40 mph wind gusts + on-and-off rain. As Ian moves north, scattered showers will continue through the weekend.

A number of events + venues have made changes due to the weather:

How can you prepare?

  • Check out SC’s Hurricane Guide.
  • Make sure your devices + back up batteries are charged in the event of a power outage.
  • Have your emergency kit packed and ready.
  • Keep an eye on local weather sources for the latest information.