Post-tropical cyclone Ian batters South Carolina, causes storm surge | USA TODAY

A downgraded post-tropical cyclone Ian continued to damage South Carolina, leaving 180,000 citizens without power.

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Ian started trekking through the Carolinas Friday, hammering the coast of South Carolina with flooding as it made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, then taking aim at North Carolina as a post-tropical cyclone.

The second landfall on the U.S. mainland came as Floridians surveyed the damage days after the storm battered the state. Ian is expected to wreak havoc on numerous states along the East Coast as it moves inland over the weekend.

In South Carolina, trees have been toppled, roads flooded and over 69,000 households had already lost power, officials said at a Friday news conference. That number had risen to over 180,000 customers without power immediately after landfall, according to The state's five shelters were at 15% capacity ahead of landfall.

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    1. @Dogestranding when NJ got hit by ida a cop was walking through a flooded road and fell into a manhole that’s why you don’t walk on flooded roads

    2. @Dogestranding why is it dangerous? Well cuz you don’t know what your gonna step on. I thought that was obvious.

  1. Y’all we’re spared but people is southwest and central Florida still are dealing with impacts rn

    1. It’s sad that you think you shouldn’t have to clean your own streets because you pay taxes. Grow up.

    2. No it’s all the debris from the wind blocking the drains. This is an example of a tax paying citizen who is willing to help out during a natural disaster. Unless you live at sea level, you obviously do not understand.

    3. @Gracie — People are idiots, they think if they pay taxes they shouldn’t have to pitch in after a problem. I lhave lived in the South all my life from Mobile to Miami to Charleston, I’ve been through over a dozen hurricanes and can tell you that dependency (and expectation) on government is at an all time high, and this will not end well for anyone but the politicians.

    4. @Thomas Mobley when I’m paying both income tax and tax on anything I buy I’m wrong for expecting bare minimum clean streets ?

    1. @Jeremy the unfallible / n/a you sound bitter but why? Take a video and upload it if it’s not so bad

    2. @Yardy Know 🤙🏽 it’s not bad read what people are saying that lives there! My friend lives in Charleston and she said her electric never went out just a few trees leaning but that’s it. The videos and pictures you see here are in areas that normally flood with a little rain. 🤦🏻‍♀️

    1. She should have on thick gloves as that’s very dirty water and any cuts could lead to a nasty infection. I hope she’s at least up to date on her tetanus vaccine.

  2. Romans 5:8-10
    But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.

  3. i live in northern central South Carolina and the storm has been gone since last night IoI

    1. yea pray we dont hurt our back racking the leaves and picking up the pine cones and small limbs that fell

  4. Thanks to all who told us the truth here. My friend from the area said her garden was ruined and leaves off the trees..messy but not dangerous.

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