Tropical Storm Bertha forms off the coast of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Tropical Storm Bertha formed Wednesday morning off the coast of South Carolina, becoming the second named storm before the official start of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season.

A tropical storm warning has been issued for South Carolina’s coast and the storm was expected to bring heavy rainfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Follow ABC Columbia’s Weather team for the latest:  Chief Meteorologist John Farley and Weather Anchor Tyler Ryan.

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