Charlene’s Home Cooking | Backroad Bites

By Tabitha Safdi

Charlenes HomecookingLocated in Moore, Charlene’s Home Cooking is all about cooking from the heart. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we go into Charlene’s kitchen to learn how grandma used to cook. And we can promise it left us feeling a little nostalgic. #SCETVDigital

Coastal Flooding A Persistent Concern Through the Weekend

By Ray Hawthorne

forecast map showing winds coming from the atlantic oceanPersistent onshore winds and high astronomical tides are likely to cause areas of coastal flooding for the rest of the week. A developing coastal storm may contribute additional coastal flooding this weekend. The difference in pressure between a high near the New England coast and a developing low pressure in the eastern Gulf of Mexico will create winds that push water from the Atlantic on to the coast. The National Weather Service issued Coastal Flood Advisories for Charleston, Colleton, and Beaufort counties Wednesday morning. The Charleston office said additional coastal flood advisories...

Cownose Ray

By Alfred Turner

A dead Cownose ray on the beachThe Cownose ray (Rhinoptera bonasus) is a species of eagle ray found throughout a large part of the western Atlantic and Caribbean, from New England, United States to southern Brazil.

Widespread Freeze Expected Early Wednesday

By Ray Hawthorne

map of south carolina with temperatures by regionArctic air is moving into the Palmetto state, and it may be record-breaking in a few locations. A freeze is likely across nearly the entire state Tuesday Night, and wind chills could dip into the teens across the Upstate. The National Weather Service has issued Freeze Warnings for much of the Grand Strand and Lowcountry. Nearly all areas in the Pee Dee, Midlands, and Upstate have already experience at least one freeze, effectively ending the growing season. As a result, Freeze Watches and Warnings will not be issued in those areas even though freezing temperatures are expected there, too. The...

First Freeze of the Season Expected Saturday Morning

By Meteorologist Ray Hawthorne

Saturday morning forecast low temperaturesA large pattern change is expected to bring several opportunities for frost and freezing temperatures to the state this weekend and next week. So far this fall, temperatures have been above average at all official climate sites across the state. A large ridge of high pressure over the western Atlantic Ocean this fall, combined with longer-term climate trends, have been primarily responsible for the very warm October. Nearly all of the most reliable computer models are forecasting this ridge to break down and be replaced by a trough over the eastern United States in the coming week. This will...

The Catawba Nation | Let's Go!

By Sarah Pritchard

Kassidy PlylerThe Catawba Indian Nation is the only federally recognized reservation in the state of South Carolina. The Catawba people have lived in the Piedmont region for over six thousand years, and today occupy about three thousand acres in Rock Hill, S.C.

Joro Spider

By Alfred Turner

A Joro spider found in Hoschton, Georgia in 2018.Nephila clavata, also known as the Jorō spider, is a member of the golden orb-web spider genus. This Asian species has only recently been confirmed in the United States. Females can reach up to one meter in length.

Widespread Frost for Upstate, Midlands This Weekend

By Ray Hawthorne

Lows Saturday MorningUpdate as of 2:30 PM Friday: The Frost Advisory has been expanded to include the Midlands early Saturday morning, and continues for the Upstate. The growing season is likely to come to an end this weekend, especially in the Upstate, on the heels of the coldest air mass of the season so far. The National Weather Service posted Frost Advisories for the Greenville-Spartanburg, Greenwood, Anderson, and Rock Hill areas, which will start at 2 AM Saturday and expire at 9 AM Saturday. Temperatures below 35 degrees will result in frost formation which can kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left...