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Hurricane Ian live updates: Nearly 350,000 customers without power across Carolinas

By Amanda Caroline  •  October 01, 2022  •  16

Ian made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane with winds at 85 mph near Georgetown, South Carolina, just after 2 p.m. Friday.

The storm made its first U.S. landfall on Florida's west coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster have each declared a state of emergency.

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  • Nearly 350,000 customers without power in Carolinas
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