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Tropical Storm Ian: What impacts will it have across the Miami Valley?

DAYTON — Ian made landfall Wednesday near Fort Myers, Florida as a high-end Category 4 Hurricane with winds at 150 mph, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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Extreme storm surge, rain totals nearing a foot and hurricane force winds battered the western part of the state.

Now in eastern Florida, Ian is a tropical storm producing winds between 39-73 mph.

Kirstie says it will likely make landfall again as a tropical storm Friday on the South Carolina coast.

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Locally, the Miami Valley will feel some impacts from the remnants of Ian.

Kirstie says clouds will increase Friday night.

Moisture will shift north and some light rain can arrive to parts of the eastern Miami Valley Saturday.

Kirstie says it looks like the heaviest rain will stay in eastern Ohio.

Winds will be breezy if not gusty at times on Saturday and Sunday will gusts up to 30 mph.

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