South Carolina is learning how to prepare for future hurricanes by taking a look at the past
South Carolina is taking a look at past hurricanes and tropical weather that impacted the state to better prepare for future events. We talked to State emergency management as well as talked about recent trends with tropical weather.
Flooding could become more common in South Carolina in a warming world
Here in the Midlands we have also seen flooding effecting some our communities when heavy rain has fallen. Looking back at our history we can see how often heavy rain can effect our area but also take a look at the future as well.
April 5th, 2022 South Carolina Tornado Coverage: Cory Smith
Here are a few clips of me helping the chief meteorologist cover the tornado outbreak in South Carolina on April 5th, 2022. Our on-air coverage was live for about 5 hours as tornadoes moved through the Midlands and Lowcountry of South Carolina. In total, NWS Columbia issued 15 tornado warnings that day.
How Hurricanes can impact the Midlands of South Carolina
It has been a few years since we have seen an impactful tropical system here in the Carolinas. Hurricane Florence dropped over a foot of rain and cause many issues. We talk about that and other ways tropical systems can impact the Palmetto State.