Hurricane Dorian

How Hurricane Hugo Shaped the Life of an Emergency Managment Director

September 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
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There's a brief lull in the heavy rain that's hit Charleston as Hurricane Dorian lingers off the coast. The city's Emergency Managment Director Shannon Scaff takes a deep breath. He's about to interview live, nationally with The Weather Channel. He's also relieved. The...

Charleston Prepares for Possible Record Flooding from Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
The corner of Water Street and East Bay along the Battery in downtown Charleston.  The area is known for flooding.

Charleston city officials say they're ready for whatever Hurricane Dorian brings our way. But what about the people who decided to stay? Many were still checking out the winds and waves along the historic city's battery wall late Wednesday, just hours before the storm's...

Free Virtual Care Visits During Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
McLeod doctor sees patient over telehealth app.

With Hurricane Dorian on a path towards the east coast, many have been ordered to evacuate. Others are preparing for the effects of the storm, as it is predicted to hit South Carolina around Thursday. Finding generators and stocking up on bottled water and food supplies are...

Hurricane Dorian: See What’s Happening on the Coast

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Coastal South Carolina

Keep track of the weather virtually with live streaming web cams positioned on South Carolina’s coastline. Myrtle Beach - Broadwalk Myrtle Beach - Coral Beach Resort Edisto Beach Murrells Inlet Charleston- Folly Beach Charleston- Isle of Palms Kiawah Island To check out...

#Dorian | Images from around the state

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Lane reversals on Interstate 26

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Gov. Henry McMaster orders mandatory evacuations for coastal counties on September 2 at noon

September 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by SC Governor Press
Know Your Zone

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with local officials, has ordered the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Dorian approaches. Residents in the following zones must evacuate beginning no later than...

What should you have in your hurricane emergency kit?

September 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
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As another hurricane approaches the Carolina coastline, South Carolinians are preparing and evacuating. South Carolina's Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) advises having an emergency kit ready whether you are traveling to stay with friends and family, going to a shelter...

Gov. Henry McMaster Declares State of Emergency to Prepare for Potential Impact from Hurricane Dorian

August 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Brian Symmes
Hurricane Dorian SCEMD

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and urges South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Dorian impacting the state. The executive order enables all state agencies to coordinate resources...

Powerful Hurricane Dorian Expected to Turn North Toward South Carolina

August 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Forecast Cone

A significant change in the weather pattern that is steering Dorian is increasing the risk of at least some effects from the powerful hurricane in South Carolina later next week. The storm continues as a powerful category 4 hurricane. Seasonably warm ocean temperatures and...

Dorian is Now a Major Hurricane, Forecast Track Still Uncertain

August 30, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Megan Borowski
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Dorian become a Major Hurricane Friday afternoon, strengthening to category 3 status with winds up to 115 mph. The season’s second hurricane will likely intensify further, potentially into a Category 4 storm, prior to landfall with the Florida Peninsula. As of 5 PM,...

Dorian Expected to Rapidly Intensify

August 30, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Forecast Cone

Dorian strengthened to a category 2 storm Thursday night and forecasters say it’s expected to become a powerful category 4 hurricane this weekend as it draws closer to Florida. The government of the Bahamas issued a Hurricane Watch for the northwestern Bahamas in advance of...

Dorian Strengthening North of Puerto Rico

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Forecast Cone

Hurricane Dorian has strengthened late Wednesday night. As of 5 am, The National Hurricane Center says Dorian is about 150 miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico and has top sustained winds near 85 mph. It is moving toward the northwest at about 13 mph. Multiple reports of...

Dorian strengthening as it heads toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

August 28, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Dorian Forecast Cone

Tropical Storm Dorian has strengthened overnight as it steadily approaches Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. There is still uncertainty in the future path and intensity of the storm, but trends in the computer models are toward a stronger storm as it approaches the...

Tropical Storm Dorian Headed for the Caribbean

August 26, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Dorian Forecast Cone

Tropical Storm Dorian is moving steadily westward toward the Caribbean. As of midday Monday, Tropical Storm Dorian was located 135 miles east-southeast of Barbados, and moving west-northwest at 14 mph. Tropical storm conditions are expected to arrive in the Windward Islands...