CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Ian is expected to begin impacting the Lowcountry with heavy rain, flooding, gusty winds, and a risk of isolated tornadoes on Thursday through the end of the week.

While forecasters are watching the track very closely and monitoring potential impacts on our area, some events have announced cancellations and schools are making schedule changes in anticipation of the storm.

News 2 will continue to update this list.

SCHOOL SCHEDULE CHANGES

Charleston County School District will have an eLearning day on Thursday and Friday.

Dorchester District 2 and Dorchester District 4 will have eLearning days on Thursday and Friday.

Berkeley County School District will have a half-day on Thursday and eLearning day Friday.

Colleton County School District will have an eLearning day on Thursday and Friday.

Georgetown County School District will have an eLearning day on Friday.

Williamsburg County School District will have an eLearning day on Friday.

COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND OTHER LEARNING FACILITIES

The College of Charleston has canceled classes Thursday and Friday.

Trident Technical College campuses will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Charleston Southern University will move to virtual learning on Thursday and Friday. University offices and buildings will close Friday, with the expectation of the dining hall and residence life.

The Citadel will cancel in-person classes Thursday and Friday.

Trident Literary Association will be closed on Thursday.

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BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENT

Charleston County offices will Close Thursday and Friday.

City of Charleston offices will be closed beginning at 3 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday.

City of North Charleston offices will close Thursday and Friday.

Berkeley County offices will close Thursday and Friday.

Dorchester County offices will close Friday.

Colleton County offices will close Thursday and Friday.

Town of Lincolnville offices are closed Thursday and Friday.

Town of Summerville offices are closed Friday; town-operated parks and the Rollins Edwards Community Center will close at 4 p.m. Thursday through Friday.

Isle of Palms city administrative offices will close at noon Thursday and reopen Monday at 8:00 a.m. The Recreation Center will be closed at noon Friday. All programs, classes and activities are canceled or postponed.

Georgetown County offices and facilities will close Friday.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will close its Charleston office Thursday and Friday.

Lowcountry Food Bank will be closed on Friday. All food distributions on Friday and Saturday are canceled and will be rescheduled.

The Gibbes Museum of Art will close at noon Thursday and remain closed Friday.

Wells Fargo will close its branch at 16 Broad St. Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Clinics in both Charleston County (2100 Charlie Hall Blvd., Charleston) and in Dorchester County (106 Springview Ln., Summerville) will be closed on Thursday and Friday. 

Lowcountry Outpatient Surgery Center will be closed Friday.

Charleston Water System will be closed Friday.

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EVENT CANCELLATIONS

MOJA Opening Parade for September 29 has been canceled.

MOJA Visual Arts reception on September 29 will be rescheduled to a later date.

MOJA Reggae Block Dance on September 30 at Brittlebank Park has been canceled.

West Ashley Farmers Market for September 28 is canceled.

Charleston Farmers Market for October 1 is canceled.

Coffee with the Mayor on September 29 is canceled.

The Cooper River Bridge Kids Run and Family Festival scheduled for Sunday have been rescheduled for January 8, 2023.

In The Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Walk has been rescheduled for October 8.

Operation Neighborhood on October 1 will be rescheduled to a later date.

Black Biz on the Block on October 1 will be rescheduled to October 22.

ATTRACTIONS

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum will be closed beginning Thursday and all scheduled events will be suspended.

Boone Hall Fright Nights will be CLOSED on Friday and Saturday. The pumpkin patch will be closed Friday through Sunday. All tickets purchased for both events will be valid for any other day or night the event is operating.

Carolina Ice Palace will close at 3 p.m. Thursday and remain closed on Friday.