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Hurricane Ian Update - September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022

As of noon Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, no major impacts from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ian event have been reported on Hilton Head Island.

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responded to six downed trees with no injuries or significant damages. There have been no other storm-related calls for service.

Sustained winds of 38 miles per hour and gusts of 52 miles per hour were recorded on Hilton Head Island during the storm.

The Town of Hilton Head Island Stormwater Management staff reported no issues in their assessment of public areas and no issues have been reported by our community partners.

The assessment of Hilton Head Island's beaches is not yet complete, as the threat of storm surge remains.

How to report storm-related issues:

To report storm-related issues (minor flooding, minor damage, and other issues not requiring emergency or immediate response), please download and report through our MyHHI mobile app at or email Town of Hilton Head Island officials at

If you have an emergency, always call 9-1-1.

Hilton Head Island Emergency Management will continue monitoring the storm. If there are any further impacts, we will provide an update.

Our thoughts and prayers to those who have been affected by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ian.

We would like to thank our community for its support throughout this storm event, and for staying with official sources for its information.  Please continue to follow us through the following:

Have a great weekend!

Note: To view this news release in Spanish or other native languages, choose your appropriate language from our dropdown menu on the upper right side of our website page.

Nota: Para ver este comunicado de prensa en español u otros idiomas nativos, visite y elija el idioma apropiado de nuestro menú desplegable en el lado superior derecho de la página de inicio del sitio web.

Carolyn Grant, Communications Director