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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…

Storms Bring Hail to the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday afternoon brought raging winds, rain and even hail, as a massive southeastern storm moved across the Midlands. In Lexington, people reported hail from Cayce, to West Columbia and other parts of the county. Wednesday afternoon around 2:45pm reports of penny size hail in the county came in to the ABC Columbia Newsroom. The Lexington County Sheriff’s…

Some State Offices, Local Offices Closing Early Due to Weather

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Due to the possibility of severe weather some State and Local Government offices are closing. From SC EMD: Richland County Government will close at 1pm. Saluda County Government will close at 2pm. Richland County Recreation Commission Administrative Offices and facilities will close at 1pm. The annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Governor’s Mansion grounds has been postponed to…