Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a powerful storm. Even if direct landfall is projected north, Charleston will be heavily impacted, along with all of SC's coast.
A hurricane and storm surge warning was issued late Tuesday for an area from the Santee River near McClellanville, to Duck, N.C., just south of the Virginia border. Warning means those conditions can be expected within 36 hours as Hurricane Florence nears the coast.
Technically, South Carolina's governor said, the hurricane evacuation is mandatory. But the law that gives him that power provides no penalties for violators.
AAA: "Motorists can expect spikes in pump prices to be brief, but possibly dramatic.”
If Hurricane Florence makes landfall as a Category 4 or higher storm, Charleston County won't use its own public schools as emergency shelters.
Folly Beach isn't closed to incoming traffic yet, but town officials will close the bridge to people travelling onto the island on 8 p.m. Wednesday.
It's difficult to predict how much flooding can happen if storm surge and heavy rainfall collide. Experts say Charleston area residents should prepare for it either way.
Charleston International, the state's busiest airport, considers closing late Wednesday night for Hurricane Florence.
Stacks of wooden pallets and bundles of cardboard boxes blocked the entrances to Walmart stores Tuesday throughout the Charleston region.
South Carolina transportation officials began the work of reversing traffic on eastbound Interstate 26 ahead of the Hurricane Florence evacuation order.
Many remember South Carolina’s last direct hit from a major hurricane with 1989's Hugo. But Hurricane Florence’s more northerly approach that may take a more direct aim at the Myrtle Beach area tracks closer to another, less-often recalled major South Carolina storm — 1954's destructive Hurricane Hazel the reshaped South Carolina's top tourist draw.
Water, batteries, milk and bread seemed to still be in stock at most stores, but some shelves started to look thin early Monday.
Hurricane Florence appears to be aiming for North Carolina, according to forecasters Monday night, with much of South Carolina possibly escaping the brunt of this powerful storm.
The Tuesday morning commute into Charleston on eastbound Interstate 26 will be "nonexistent" because crews plan to close the highway at 5 a.m.
Residents in Myrtle Beach and Horry County are ready to hit the highways as Hurricane Florence continues to bear down on the East Coast, threa…
Gov. Henry McMaster on Sunday urged all South Carolina residents, whether they live on the coast or further inland, to make preparations for the Hugo-like devastation Hurricane Florence could bring to the state.
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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives an update on preparations for potential impact from Hurricane Florence on Sunday, September 9, 2018.
There are many downtown Charleston restaurants which can’t afford to lose a weekend’s worth of business, whether to an actual hurricane, or an evacuation ordered in deference to a forecasted one.
Tropical Storm Florence continues to gather strength and is expected to become a hurricane again by Saturday night.
Tropical Storm Florence is moving into warmer water and is expected to become a catastrophic hurricane again by Wednesday. The odds have increased that it could make landfall on the East Coast anywhere from South Carolina to the north.
Hurricane Florence weakened overnight to a still-devastating Category 3 storm with 115 mph winds. The new "cone" of areas where the storm could head was adjusted to include all of South Carolina.
Hurricane Florence continued to get stronger Wednesday — surprising forecasters and defying computer predictions.
September is showing its pattern of being active for hurricanes in the Atlantic.
After a sleepy start, the hurricane season has arrived. The environment is getting more conducive for a tropical storm or hurricane to form, said Mark Malsick, S.C. Climate Office severe weather liaison.