Time to start prepping for spring storms

Pollen isn’t the only thing residents should be preparing for this spring. Director of York County’s Emergency Management, Cotton Howell, says the spring weather is perfect weather for severe thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. There are over 70 emergency sirens located throughout York County that alert residents when danger is approaching, but Howell says residents should [...] Read More

New research center in Chester County is one of a kind (AUDIO/VIDEO)

AUDIO: Matt Long reports on IBHS facility (1:00) It’s pretty unusual for researchers to destroy a house in the name of safety. But that was the case Tuesday at the Institute for Business and Home Safety’s new building sciences facility in Chester County. The center is designed to test how well new construction reacts to [...] [...] Read More

SC coast recovering from days of rain

The South Carolina coast is recovering from days of rain and flooding. It’s been a wet week in the Lowcountry as Tropical Storm Nicole moves past the Carolina coast. In Charleston, clean up crews are working hard to clean up any flooding from all the excess rain. This worker spoke with WCIV in Charleston. “They’ve [...] [...] Read More

SC coast expecting more rain, flooding

Rain has poured down on the South Carolina coast this week. Stacy Stewart of the National Weather Service says the blunt of a tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean will hit Thursday. It could perhaps still be a tropical cyclone at that time, but it’s forecast emerged with a frontal system. The timing of that [...] [...] Read More

Drought makes it tough for SC farmers (AUDIO)

South Carolina is not close to a severe drought at this point, but the U.S. Drought Monitor does classify the Midlands and Upstate in a moderate drought and most of the rest of the state as abnormally dry. The state’s drought committee says the entire state is in an incipient drought, the first stage of [...] [...] Read More