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Storms Aplenty, But Hurricanes Rare in Hawaii

Tropical Storm Flossie is expected to make landfall in Hawaii today (July 29), battering the state's black sand beaches and tall, tropical volcanoes with 45 mph (75 kph) winds and localized rainfall of up to 15 inches (38 centimeters). Full story

Town hall meetings to review hurricane evacuation plans

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Do you Know Your Zone? In the event of a hurricane, do you know your evacuation route and area? Full story

Dorchester County prepares for hurricane season

The Dorchester County Emergency Management held a hurricane expo today to educate people in the area about how to be prepared for a hurricane. Full story

NASA Drones Will Watch Hurricanes from Birth

Starting next month, NASA will remotely pilot two high-flying aircraft into the Atlantic Ocean's hurricane nursery to track tropical cyclones from birth. Full story

Horry County Emergency Management to hold town hall meetings

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Emergency Management plans to host several town hall meetings for the public regarding the new "Know Your Zone" hurricane campaign. This is an opportunity to educate the public on the changes that are in effect for this year's hurricane season. Full story

Regional hurricane exercise set for central coast

Emergency managers from counties along the central South Carolina coast are meeting to refine their hurricane preparations. The meeting scheduled for Wednesday in Santee also includes officials from the state Emergency Management Division, as well as representatives from local, state and federal age Full story

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