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Biggest Impacts from Elsa: Chief Meteorologist John Farley’s forecast track

John says the biggest impacts for the Midlands will be the threat of localized street flooding from downpours

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Count on ABC Columbia News and Chief Meteorologist John Farley and Tyler Ryan to track Elsa. John says the biggest impacts for the Midlands will be the threat of localized street flooding from downpours. John says you can expect the timing to be between Midnight and 6am in the Midlands. John and Tyler Ryan are covering the storms…

The Midlands sees severe weather, wind and hail

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Monday afternoon brought severe weather to the Midlands. Tornado watches and warnings were issued across numerous counties. Severe Thunderstorms brought, rain, wind and even hail into some parts of Newberry, Richland and Lexington counties. ABC Columbia’s Tyler Ryan grabbed this video of hail coming down in Lexington County near the Lake Murray Dam Monday, shortly after 4pm. In…

Tornado Watch issued for parts of Midlands of SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The National Weather service has issued a Tornado Watch for parts of South Carolina until 7pm Monday. According to the NWS , now is the time to ensure you have multiple ways of receiving warnings as ingredients are in place for severe weather. This includes strong to severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes. Showers and storms will begin…

Tracking Hurricane Laura in the Gulf : Now a Category 4 Hurricane

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Hurricane Laura is now a Category 4 Hurricane. The National Weather Service says Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane with “unsurvivable storm surge” expected in some areas. Parts of eastern Texas and western Louisiana are forecast to see “catastrophic wind damage.” The Hurricane is expected to strengthen as it approaches the Gulf Coast, now a category…

ABC Columbia Weather- Saturday Florence Update

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  Tropical Storm Florence is slowly making its way across South Carolina. The Midlands will be spared the worst of the storm. Click on the above link to see my latest update.   Categories: ABC Columbia News Update (First Row), Local News, News, Todays Forecast, Weather Blog Tags: abc columbia weather, Florence

ABC Columbia Weather- Florence Update

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– ABC Columbia Chief Meteorologist John Farley is tracking the path of Hurricane Florence. As the storm hits the coast, it will pass right over our state. In the Midlands, this means potentially flooding rain as the storm continues to push on through, the biggest issue will be how much rain we will get. Likely, almost all of…

ABC Columbia Weather- Florence Update

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– ABC Columbia Chief Meteorologist John Farley is tracking the path of Hurricane Florence. Here is an update on the storm’s path and the potential impact for the Midlands. According to John’s forecast right now, makes landfall sometime Friday early morning, Sunday morning, the latest out of the Hurricane Center has this somewhere over the Midlands. “I want to…