Newest track for Ian, timeline for Upstate impacts

First Alert Meteorologist Bryan Bachman is breaking down the impacts and latest timing for the Upstate from Tropical Storm Ian.
Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 10:50 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 29, 2022 at 11:29 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The National Hurricane Center released the latest track at 11 a.m. on Thursday for Tropical Storm Ian.

Ian made landfall just before 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday in Florida as an “extremely dangerous” category 4 hurricane. The storm has weakened over Florida and was downgraded to a Tropical Storm on Thursday morning.

It is expected to re-strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane when it passes back over the Atlantic before making second landfall, which could be in South Carolina, on Friday morning.

First Alert Meteorologist Bryan Bachman is breaking down the impacts and latest timing for the Upstate.

Tropical force wind gusts are possible, along with heavy rain and potential flooding, starting Friday through Saturday.

Thursday’s First Alert Headlines

  • Ian on track to make second landfall, move through the Carolinas
  • We will see heavy rain and gusty winds, mainly late Friday and early Saturday
  • First Alert Weather Days on Friday and Saturday for rain/wind

Download the First Alert Weather app to stream the update, or watch here.

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