Since September 2016, Beaufort County has been hit by three large tropical storms and hurricanes, which is not normal for this coastal area. Here is a look at some of the numbers that came from the storms to compare them to one another.
The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department extinguished a house fire on Rodgers Drive in Beaufort on Sunday night. The family fled the home after they could not extinguish the blaze, which started in a bedroom around 7 p.m., according to the Fire Chief Reece Bertholf.
Participating in a morning Adopt-a-Highway litter cleanup was just another wedding day chore for Beaufort's Alicia Taylor and Benjamin Powell, whose nuptuals were scheduled for 4 p.m. on a cruise boat off the coast of Hilton Head.
Storm surge from Tropical Storm Irma shoved a large section of the concrete Henry Robinson Boardwalk over and into the marsh. The boardwalk at the popular Port Royal 'The Sands' is now barricaded and covered in danger signs until the town can repair it. Here's what it looked like on Thursday, Sept. 14.
Lois Willig, a resident of Sun City Hilton Head and 19 year diehard fan, won a trip to Club Barbados worth an estimated $8,000 from the morning talk show LIVE with Kelly and Ryan's "Call Me Live Travel Trivia."
Beaufort resident Mike Sutton went paddling down King Street in Beaufort during Tropical Storm Irma's arrival at high tide. This video displays side-by-side video before and after to illustrate how storm surge inundated The Point.
Hilton Head Island resident Barry Bryant took a drive around some of the island's most popular spots — including Sea Pines, Hudson's Seafood, Skull Creek Boathouse and Hilton Head Plantation — at various stages of high tide on Monday. King tides combined with the heavy rainfall and storm surge from Tropical Storm Irma caused many of these spots to become flooded by Monday afternoon.
Major flooding occurred in Beaufort's historic 'The Point' neighborhood and Henry C. Chambers waterfront park when Tropical Storm Irma came through on Monday. Mike Sutton took out his jon boat to navigate the flood waters and survey the damage. Here's what he saw.