Arjun Chander was on a chartered deep sea fishing vessel named the Echo when two waterspouts formed over the Atlantic on Sunday, July 16. Chander says the boat was about 3 miles off the coast of Hilton Head Island.
What do you do when you come all the way to Hilton Head Island to vacation, and it rains? What do you do if it rains more than 1.5 inches, as it did Monday, according to the Weather Underground? What do you do if it's a real — as they say down South — frog strangler, and you had your heart set on bicycling the island's nearly 60 miles of public pathways? You bicycle with an umbrella, of course. Some people always have sunshine on a rainy day.
Brent Fisher, owner of Falcon Fireworks in Guyton, Ga. the pyrotechnics company hired for two of the displays this Fourth of July on Hilton Head Island, notes there are things that can kill a fireworks display.
Keifer Jenkins was working on an oil rig based in the Mississippi Canyon, located south of Venice, Louisiana, as Tropical Storm Cindy continued to churn over the Gulf of Mexico. Here's what it looked like from his position as Cindy approached Tuesday nigh
Ray Reeves recorded a waterspout that formed in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Wednesday, June 21, during a tropical storm warning for San Luis Pass, Texas to the Alabama-Florida border. Mississippi residents were warned to be cautious as Cindy makes its way through the Gulf.
During a the press conference following the Main Street Business Luncheon on Wednesday in Beaufort, the governor addressed hurricane evacuations and the issue of how and when officials will allow people to come back afterward. He said that a series of meetings between state and local officials should result in less confusion then there was after Hurricane Matthew on who gets to decide when evacuees can return to their homes.
Tropical Storm Cindy continues to churn in the Gulf of Mexico and cause high winds, dangerous surf and heavy rainfall across the southern U.S. This video was taken from a balcony at Phoenix West on Orange Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
As Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday morning, a waterspout formed off St. George Island, Florida. Emergency officials did not report any serious injuries or significant property damage as the storm continued to travel through the Florida Panhandle.
As Tropical Storm Cindy neared landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border, two men were spotted kayaking through flooded streets in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Wednesday, June 2. The storm brought heavy winds and rain there and was expected to drop 15 inches of rain across southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. NOTE: No audio.
State and local officials were conducting the annual hurricane lane reversal drill on U.S. 278 and U.S. 21 on Wednesday morning. No actual lanes were reversed, but a large number of Department of Transportation trucks were stationed along the roads.