Tropical Storm Michael’s wind gusts downed trees, power lines across Beaufort County
Beaufort County made it through Tropical Storm Michael with little damage, but the 40-50+ mph. wind gusts did knock down some trees and power lines. Thousands were out of power across the county Thursday morning, and a few traffic lights were out.
Tropical Storm Michael raced through the Carolinas late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The storm brought wind gusts up to nearly 60 mph. to coastal areas of South Carolina. Here's what the storm looked like on satellite.
Waves crashed over historic seawall 'The Battery' in Charleston around 9 a.m. on Thursday as Tropical Storm Michael raced across South Carolina. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts near 60 mph. at surrounding islands.
Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a powerful Category 4 storm with sustained winds around 155 mph. Tropical storm force winds are likely in Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia.
Hurricane Florence brought record rainfall to North Carolina — dumping over 30 inches in parts of eastern N.C. Now South Carolina cities — such as Conway and Nichols — are facing the worst flooding on record due to the overflowing rivers.