Tropics quiet down after busy three weeks

Hurricane Central

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – After a busy three weeks in the tropics, the Atlantic basin has no named storms as of Wednesday morning. 

With Florence becoming a tropical depression on August 31st and then a tropical storm on September first, it kick off a flurry of activity.

Four more named storms came along even a Florence continued to move across the Atlantic. Gordon followed shortly after becoming a tropical storm on September 3rd then bringing rains to the Gulf Coast the following week.

From Septebmer 7th to September 16th, we four different storms in the Atlantic basin at anytime. Joyce was our most recent storm to dissipate, becoming a remnant low on September 19th.

It important to remember, that hurricane season is far from over. The season lasts until November 30th. So while we welcome the much needed break, we still need to stay prepared in case another storm moves our way.

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