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    Colorado State University issues revised forecast for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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    The renowned Colorado State University hurricane forecast team on Friday issued an updated forecast for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season with a continued call for above normal activity. More>>

    Horry County slates meetings on hurricane prep

    The meetings will focus on three new hurricane evacuation zones that will require more people living in those areas to leave based on expected storm surge instead of simply storm category. The meetings will focus on three new hurricane evacuation zones that will require more people living in those areas to leave based on expected storm surge instead of simply storm category.
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    Town hall meetings on preparing for hurricanes are planned for residents of South Carolina's coast as the height of the hurricane season approaches. More>>

    Home Depot conducting hurricane preparedness workshops in Charleston area

    Home Depot stores in the area will host hurricane preparedness workshops. Home Depot stores in the area will host hurricane preparedness workshops.
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    The home depot conducting hurricane preparedness workshops for residents in Charleston area  700 Home Depot stores prepare residents from Texas to Maine for 2013 hurricane season More>>

    Tropical Storm Cosme forms in the Pacific

    Cosme is centered about 435 miles (695 kilometers) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving northwest near 10 mph (17 kph). Cosme is centered about 435 miles (695 kilometers) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving northwest near 10 mph (17 kph).
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    Tropical Storm Cosme has formed in the Pacific southwest of Mexico and is expected to stay away from the country's coast. More>>

    Tropical Storm Barry bears down on Mexican coast

    The center predicts Barry will weaken and dissipate Friday while moving inland over southern Mexico. The center predicts Barry will weaken and dissipate Friday while moving inland over southern Mexico.
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    The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Barry is bearing down on Mexico's Gulf Coast, poised to make landfall within hours. More>>

    Georgetown County increasing hurricane preparedness efforts

    Residents should also recall that South Carolina hasn't been hit by a major storm since Hurricane Hugo, which made landfall near McClellanville on Sept. 21, 1989. Residents should also recall that South Carolina hasn't been hit by a major storm since Hurricane Hugo, which made landfall near McClellanville on Sept. 21, 1989.
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    GEORGETOWN COUNTY - As the start of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, Georgetown County Emergency Management is increasing it preparedness efforts and wants to help county residents get ready too. 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

      Thursday, May 23 2013 1:54 PM EDT2013-05-23 17:54:58 GMT
      Click the link below to download a printable Hurricane Tracking Map.2013 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.
    • General Hurricane Information

      General Hurricane Information

      Wednesday, February 20 2013 4:33 PM EST2013-02-20 21:33:18 GMT
      WHAT MAKES UP A HURRICANE? The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist
      General information about hurricanes.
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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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      News 2 Mobile Apps

      Wednesday, February 20 2013 4:21 PM EST2013-02-20 21:21:45 GMT
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