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7:35 am on Sunday November 30, 2014

Hurricane season is over today

The East Coast has made it though another year largely unscathed. While the Atlantic hurricane season saw little activity with just 8 named storms, the Pacific season saw 20.
9:57 am on Tuesday August 6, 2013

Learning about hurricane preparedness/evacuation routes (Update: There's an app)

Update: If you're unable to attend a town hall meeting that details information about hurricane evacuation routes, worry not. Horry County Emergency Management has developed a smartphone/tablet app that uses GPS technology to determine where you are...
1:51 am on Saturday June 8, 2013

Andrea lets the Lowcountry off easy

Topical Storm Andrea largely blew past the Beaufort and the Lowcountry, doing little damage to buildings and crops.
1:38 am on Saturday June 8, 2013

Andrea lets the Lowcountry off easy

The Post and Courier calls Topical Storm Andrea only a "dress rehearsal" for real hurricane season weather.
4:28 am on Friday June 7, 2013

Friday school classes called off due to Tropical Storm Andrea rains

Anticipating more high winds and heavy rains from Tropical Storm Andrea, the  Beaufort County School District has canceled Friday classes and scheduled a make up day for Monday. All schools and the district office will be closed for students and...
3:01 am on Friday June 7, 2013

More rain ahead as Tropical Storm Andrea persists

Tropical Storm Andrea has moved further inland and persists with 45 mph winds and much, much rain. In the Charleston area the storm dropped nearly 2.5 inches of rain, 2 inches in Beaufort, and 1.5 inches in Myrtle Beach. Forecasts indicate that the...
3:58 am on Thursday June 6, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea poised to sideswipe Lowcountry

The first named storm of Atlantic hurricane season appears ready to strike across the coast of South Carolina. Tropical Storm Andrea is churning with 45 mph winds in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and heading north at 10 mph. Forecasters expect...
6:00 am on Tuesday June 4, 2013

Many S.C. highways to be reversed for hurricane drill on Tuesday

Expect minor disruptions today on Interstate 26, U.S. 21, U.S. 278, U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, June 4, as state officials drill for hurricane evacuation procedures.  
7:38 am on Saturday June 1, 2013

Hurricane season is here

The tropical storm season has arrived, are you primed?
8:45 am on Friday May 24, 2013

Blow us over: A windy hurricane season ahead

Hurricane season begins June 1 and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says this year will be "extremly active". The center says there is a 70% likelihood of 13 to 20 storms with winds of 39 mph or higher. Seven to 11 of those could become hurricanes...