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9:15 am on Monday August 26, 2013

Where are all the hurricanes?

On average, the first hurricane of the season forms by August 10th and the second by August 28th. It's a virtual certainty that we will get through the month of August without a hurricane...
7:30 am on Wednesday September 7, 2011

Hurricane Katia likely to spin off into northern Atlantic; Another system brews

NASA/NOAA GOES Project A satellite image shows Hurricane Katia (right), Tropical Depression 13 (left) and another (top). South Carolina recently dodged the effects of Hurricane Irene, got some always useful sprinkles from Tropical Storm Lee's...
4:44 am on Tuesday September 6, 2011

Hurricane Katia likely to spin off into northern Atlantic; Another system brews

NASA/NOAA GOES Project A satellite image shows Hurricane Katia (right), Tropical Depression 13 (left) and another (top). The Lowcountry recently dodged the effects of Hurricane Irene, got some always useful sprinkles from Tropical Storm Lee's...
7:32 am on Tuesday August 30, 2011

Irene may have already hit Myrtle Beach (update: high hopes for Labor Day)

Chris Willis Uh oh. Update August 30th: It looks like business and toursim is trending up as we approach the last big weekend of the Summer season. The Sun News has the details in their write-up. Read that here. First Report: There may be no wind...
9:26 am on Friday August 26, 2011

Ham radio operators could be hurricane heroes

photo by flickr user HAM guy While we're not expecting interruptions in phone and cell service due to Hurricane Irene, if a future storm knocks them out, you can always rely on local ham radio operators to assist emergency management officials. It's...
5:10 am on Friday August 26, 2011

Hurricane approach: Beware waves and rip currents today, this weekend (update: That's Irene you see)

NASA/NOAA GOES Project Updated August 26: See those clouds? Yup that's Irene. This storm is a beast, 420+ miles wide in diameter. We're already starting to see some of the outer bands impact us. Luckily all we'll see is a little wind and rain. See...
4:43 am on Friday August 26, 2011

The lowdown on if your cell phone will work when a hurricane lands

Flickr user Steve and Sara When the high wind and watery weather of a hurricane slams into home, you'll likely want to know whether or not your cell phone will work.  The long and short of it is that you won't know until you reach to use it and...
9:30 am on Thursday August 25, 2011

Hurricane approach: Beware of waves and rip currents today and through the weekend

NASA/NOAA GOES Project Hurricane Irene entering the Bahamas on August 24. Myrtle Beach has lucked out with Hurricane Irene seeming more intent on Cape Hatteras, but we're not totally in the clear yet.We have three big things to watch out for.1)...
7:28 am on Sunday August 14, 2011

The lowdown on if your cell phone will work when a hurricane lands

Flickr user Steve and Sara When the high wind and watery weather of a hurricane slams into home, you'll likely want to know whether or not your cell phone will work.  The long and short of it is that you won't know until you reach to use it and...
10:12 am on Tuesday August 2, 2011

Too early to tell where Tropical Storm Emily will land

The latest NOAA cone of uncertainty has Tropical Storm Emily coming near Beaufort, but it's still way too early to tell. And the most recent reports are that the storm may break up over Hispaniola. You can read that report here. We'll definitely...

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