Thursday, May 23, 2013
State Officials Track Hurricane Sandy
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)--Hurricane Sandy has been rumbling across the mountains of eastern Cuba and is heading toward the Bahamas.
The National Hurricane Center says Sandy is a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds of 105 miles an hour. The storm emerged off Cuba's northeast coast around dawn and is now centered about 65 miles south-southwest of Long Island in the Bahamas.
Right now in South Carolina, forecasters say we could see some high winds on the coast, and a 20% chance of rain.
State officials will continue to monitor the Hurricane's path.
Wind: 9 MPH
Humidity: 49 %