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    Bertha is centered about 170 miles (270 kilometers) east of Barbados and is moving west-northwest near 20 mph (31 kph). Bertha is centered about 170 miles (270 kilometers) east of Barbados and is moving west-northwest near 20 mph (31 kph).

    Tropical Storm Bertha approaching the Caribbean

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    Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean. More>>

    What do scientists think was trapped in Hurricane Arthur off the Carolina coast?

    What is trapped in the center of Arthur off the NC coast? What is trapped in the center of Arthur off the NC coast?
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    Scientists have captured images of Hurricane Arthur just off the NC coast that show what they believe is a huge flock of birds caught in the eye of the storm. The severe weather and radar research group at the University of Alabama at Huntsville
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    Preparing for Hurricane Season 2014, Day 1

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    There's not many storms brewing this season, but experts say it will only take one to destroy the Lowcountry. More>>

    Haley recognizes State Guard, hurricane season

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    South Carolina's State Guard is being recognized as hurricane season begins. Gov. Nikki Haley has designated this week as "South Carolina State Guard Week."
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    Hurricane exercise scheduled for June 3 to test lane reversal plans

    This hurricane evacuation maneuver is designed to test lane reversal plans for Interstate 26, U.S. 21, U.S. 278, U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in the event of a coastal evacuation order. This hurricane evacuation maneuver is designed to test lane reversal plans for Interstate 26, U.S. 21, U.S. 278, U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in the event of a coastal evacuation order.
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    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with a number of other state and local agencies, will conduct a hurricane evacuation exercise on Tuesday, June 3, to test lane reversal plans for all three major coastal areas of the state. More>>

    Governor Nikki Haley announces June 1-7 for Hurricane Awareness Week

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    Governor Nikki Haley issued a statewide proclamation recognizing June 1-7 as Hurricane Awareness Week. More>>

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in South Carolina.......Thunderstorms

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    Discussion on Thunderstorms More>>

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in South Carolina.......Lightning

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    Lightning Danger Discussed More>>

    Report: Sandy was USA's 2nd-costliest hurricane

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    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation's history, according to a report released Tuesday.The storm's More>>

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    • Hurricane Tracking Map

      Hurricane Tracking Map

      Monday, June 2 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-06-02 20:57:36 GMT
      Click the link below to download a printable Hurricane Tracking Map.2014 Hurricane Tracking Map
      Printable hurricane tracking map.
    • Coastal evacuation routes

      Coastal evacuation routes

      Thursday, February 21 2013 11:24 AM EST2013-02-21 16:24:18 GMT
      Coastal Evacuation Routes & Reversal Plans (courtesy SCDOT) If you are interested in a particular region of the state and do not want to download the entire evacuation map,
      Coastal evacuation routes.
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    • More useful links

      More useful links

      Wednesday, June 12 2013 4:25 PM EDT2013-06-12 20:25:11 GMT
      Useful links before, during and after a hurricane or severe weather:FEMANOAA Hurricane ForecastsSC Emergency Mgt DivisionNational Weather ServiceAmerican Red CrossCenters for Disease Control & Prevent
      Useful inks before, during and after a hurricane or severe weather.
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