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Watching the Tropics

There's about a 40% chance that a blob of moisture just to the east of Caribbean will become a tropical storm over the next few days. As it moves to the west, it will initially encounter a large area of… continue reading ›


It's been dry this summer. The result? Now every county in South Carolina is in at least the first stage of drought. continue reading ›

22nd Anniversary of Lexington Tornado

22 years ago today an F-3 tornado plowed through Lexington. It was one of 22 tornadoes that touched down in South Carolina. These tornadoes were kicked off by what was left over from Tropical Storm Beryl. Fortunately there were no… continue reading ›

Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid Meteor Shower will be in full bloom tonight. The best time for viewing is between midnight and dawn. Be sure to get away from any lights and look to the northeast. Here are a few factoids about the… continue reading ›

The 90° Streak Ends

Today Columbia only reached 89°. That ends the streak of consecutive 90° days at 51. In case you're wondering, the longest streak of 90° days recorded in Columbia is 54. That happened in 1986. continue reading ›

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