Category Archives: Weather

Early Summer Hurricane Preparedness Checklist 2020

As you know, our island has the potential to be hit with many weather related emergencies – hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, and even the occasional ice storm. Hurricane season runs from June through November. Before we even receive warnings that … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season Begins

The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 and runs until November 31. In fact, two weeks before the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane season, tropical storm Arthur became the first named storm of the year and then last … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Bertha; Heavy Rainfall Expected

May 27, 2020 – 9:30 AM The National Hurricane Center issued the following bulletin regarding Tropical Storm Bertha at 8:30 am on Wednesday, May 27, 2020: TROPICAL STORM BERTHA FORMS NEAR THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Impacts Hurricane Preparations

As we know all too well, hurricane season begins on June 1. Any plans that we make for this year will have to incorporate additional considerations associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The Post & Courier ran an editorial on May … Continue reading

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Ceiling Fans in Warm Weather

Warm weather is upon us and summer is around the corner. This is the time to change the direction of your ceiling fan. Turning the fan blades in a counter-clockwise direction will not only make you feel cooler, but it … Continue reading

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NWS Confirms EF-1 Tornado on Seabrook Island

Following the severe weather event that took place on Monday, April 13, 2020, the National Weather Service (NWS) Charleston Office conducted a damage survey to determine whether a tornado touched down within the Town of Seabrook Island. The results of the damage … Continue reading

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Another Storm Update

The Town tweeted a map showing the path of destruction that the storm took.  Click here to see a larger version of the picture. The Town of Seabrook Island posted two articles yesterday about the storm that blew through Seabrook … Continue reading

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Possible Frost Tonight

There is a possibility of frost overnight. Some weather sites are saying that if the temperature doesn’t go below freezing (32°,)  the “real feel” will. You may want to cover your plants, especially the fragile ones.  Many of the container … Continue reading

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Charleston County High Wind Bridge Procedures

Charleston County Emergency Management Urges Citizens to use Caution when Traveling During Evening Storms Charleston County Emergency Management is asking citizens to use caution when traveling this evening. According to the National Weather service, a strong line of storms is … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Forecast for Thursday afternoon – February 6

Severe weather forecast for Thursday afternoon, Feb. 6 Charleston County Emergency Management Department has advised local municipalities of the following National Weather Service forecast:  A line of strong-to-severe thunderstorms will move through southeastern SC/GA late Thursday afternoon and into Thursday … Continue reading

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SIPOA Discussion About Flooding

The SIPOA General Operating and Maintenance Committee (GOMC) will hold a meeting on “High Tides, Storm Surge and Rain; A Discussion about Flooding.”  It will be held at the Lake House on Monday, February 17, 2020, at 4:00 pm. Save … Continue reading

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Ceiling Fans In The Winter

Winter and cooler weather are now upon us.  This is the time to change the direction of your ceiling fan. –Tidelines Editors (Image credit: Itsjustabetterhouse.com)    

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