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7:43 am on Wednesday April 9, 2014

Stormfest returns to Myrtle Beach

Horry County Emergency Management, the city of Myrtle Beach and the National Weather Service team together again for this year's event. The three agencies will host Stormfest 2014 on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
7:42 am on Sunday May 20, 2012

First tropical storm of 2012: Alberto; Surfer's delight & rip current danger

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for our area as Tropical Storm Alberto makes his way alongside our coast. Alberto is projected to pass by us in the next 24 or so hours. Be careful if you plan on hitting the water...
9:37 am on Tuesday March 27, 2012

Remain calm, it's only a tsunami warning test

photo by flickr user TooFarNoth It's National Tsunami Awareness Week and while we're at a low risk for tsunamis, the fact remains that we live at the beach and there has been seismic activity out in the Atlantic in the past.  It never hurts to...
5:05 am on Monday July 11, 2011

Heat advisory today for areas surrounding Beaufort

Flickr user Narrow While Beaufort isn't included, pretty much all of the areas surrounding Beaufort will be under a heat advisory from noon to 7 p.m. today. The National Weather Service is reporting heat index values of up to 107 degrees could...
12:47 pm on Saturday April 9, 2011

Beaufort sees record-high temps

Remember when we were just oh so cold? Well enough of that. It appears Beaufort hit a record-high of 90 degrees today. The previous record high for April 9 was 88 degrees back in 1946. With an overnight thunderstorm cooling things off a touch, we...
4:54 am on Tuesday April 5, 2011

Power back on in Beaufort after late-night, morning storms

That shouldn't be there: Storm damage from the Mossy Oaks area Updated 3:30 p.m. April 5: The power is largely back on throughout Beaufort this afternoon after about 2,000 had been without this morning. The SCE&G website says that only 14...
11:01 am on Wednesday January 26, 2011

Wind advisory in effect until 7 p.m.

Image by Flickr user Jacek.NLThe National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 7 p.m. today, cautioning drivers to be extra careful while driving on bridges. This hazardous weather outlook is for the entirety of Southeast South Carolina...
2:35 pm on Monday January 10, 2011

Beaufort, Jasper county public schools delayed (update: Same delays on Tuesday)

Flickr user eyefruit We likely won't see too much white stuff tomorrow, just some ice and freezing rain Update January 10, 6:30 p.m.: Beaufort County schools will once again be delayed on Tuesday for two hours. In a message on their site the school...
6:43 am on Tuesday October 12, 2010

Beaufort temps near record highs

Just when you started to get used to the fall temperatures here comes the heat again. In fact, the temps in and around Beaufort yesterday and today either approached or tied record highs. Savannah saw a high of 88 degrees yesterday, tying a record...
8:44 am on Friday September 17, 2010

Beaufort boaters, swimmers should take care with Igor swirling

Hurricane Igor isn't expected to come anywhere near making landfall, but that doesn't mean it won't cause problems along the shore. Though it'll be almost 1,000 miles from us, Igor still is churning up strong rip currents and high surf. Here are...