Category: Carolinas

Tropical Storm Colin Brings Rain to Carolinas, Weakens

MIAMI—Tropical Storm Colin formed along the South Carolina coast on Saturday morning, bringing rain and winds, though the storm later weakened and conditions are expected to improve by Monday’s July Fourth celebrations. The National Hurricane Center in Miami warned of the possibility of localized flash flooding along the Carolinas coast through Sunday morning. By late…


Tropical Storm Colin Threatens a Wet Weekend for Carolinas

MIAMI—Tropical Storm Colin formed along the South Carolina coast on Saturday, bringing the threat of rain and high winds for a day or two during the holiday weekend before improving for Monday’s July Fourth celebrations. The National Hurricane Center in Miami warned of the possibility of localized flash flooding along the Carolinas coast through Sunday…


Preliminary 3.3 Magnitude Quake Jolts South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C.—A relatively rare East Coast earthquake centered just northeast of South Carolina’s capital city jolted large numbers of state residents awake early Monday, rocking the Southern state at a preliminary 3.3 magnitude, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of any damages or injuries, although more than 4,000 people contacted the U.S. Geological Survey…


Rare Blast of Snow, Ice Takes Aim at Southeast US Coast

NORFOLK, Va.—Freezing rain began to glaze parts of the Carolinas late Friday afternoon, while light snow started falling in southeastern Virginia—marking the beginnings of a storm that forecasters say could snarl a region that’s unaccustomed to winter precipitation. “From now through overnight, we’re expecting to get our greatest accumulation of snow and ice,” said David…