Tropical Depression 27 Forms And Could Become A Hurricane Offshore Later This Week

October 19, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Athena Masson
Tropical Depression 27 Cone

Tropical Depression 27 formed early Monday morning about 720 miles southeast of Bermuda. The depression does not pose any risk to the east coast of the United States, for now. A blocking high pressure to the north of the system is preventing it from traveling northward into...

King Tides Likely to Cause Coastal Flooding Early This Week

October 19, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Coastal Flooding

Minor coastal flooding is likely to continue for at least another day or two along Palmetto State beaches, primarily caused by a phenomenon known as the “spring tide”. The spring tide is not named for the season; it refers to a larger than average tidal range where high...

Hurricane Delta On Final Approach To Louisiana Gulf Coast

October 9, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Surge Alerts

Hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge are expected later Friday into Friday night as Hurricane Delta approaches some of the same areas affected by Hurricane Laura in late August. It is expected to be a record-breaking 10th landfall of a named storm on the U...

Delta Strengthens Again And On Course For Friday Landfall

October 8, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Wind Alerts

Delta continues its march toward a record-setting 10th U.S. landfall of a named storm in one season. It is expected to bring life-threatening surge, heavy rain, strong winds, and high surf to the Gulf coast on Friday. Storm Surge Warnings were issued ahead of Delta from...

Hurricane Delta Heading For The Gulf Coast

October 7, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Wind Alerts

Update as of 11:15 AM: A Storm Surge Watch has been issued from High Island, Texas to the Alabama/Florida state line, where dangerous storm surges are possible depending upon the exact track of the storm. The Hurricane Center said maximum surges of 7 to 11 feet were...

Delta Becomes A Category 4 Hurricane As It Approaches Gulf

October 6, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Delta Cone

Update as of Noon Tuesday: Delta strengthened into a category 4 hurricane with top sustained winds of 130 mph. Additional strengthening is forecast until the center reaches the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico early Wednesday. Update as of 8 AM Tuesday: 12 hours after the...

Country Music

October 5, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
Dwight Yoakam plays a Martin D-28 guitar. Yoakam is among the 76 of the 101 country music artists interviewed for the series who signed two Martin D-28 guitars.

Since its first publication in 1968, Bill C. Malone’s Country Music USA has won universal acclaim as the definitive history of American country music. Starting with the music’s folk roots in the rural South, it traces country music from the early days of radio into the...