Hurricane Michael

Lexington Country officials preparing for Hurricane Michael

LEXINGTON,  SC (WOLO) — Lexington County officials say they are continuing to monitor the track of hurricane Michael as it moves towards South Carolina Thursday morning. County officials say they will convene at 4 a.m. to determine County operations Thursday, which is standard protocol in severe weather events. County employees will be alerted through employee hotline & official social media…

LIVE coverage of Hurricane Michael from Florida ABC affiliates

Hurricane Michael, a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm, is nearing landfall along the Florida Panhandle with 145 mph winds. The last Category 4 hurricanes to strike the U.S. mainland were both in 2017 — Irma, which slammed into Florida, and Harvey, which hit Texas. A Category 4 or 5 storm has never hit the Panhandle in recorded history. Florida Gov….

DHEC urging Dam owners to take safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Michael

COLUMBIA, SC WOLO)– Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control are telling owners and operators of reservoirs statewide to check their dams and take appropriate steps to safely lower the water levels. DHEC says the water levels should be lowered through the next several days in preparation for potential impact from Hurricane Michael. Officials say soils…

Wednesday forecast- tracking Hurricane Michael

Tyler Ryan's Wednesday forecast on Michael's path

Michael, as of early Wednesday morning is a Category 4 Hurricane and is projected to make landfall near Panama City Florida later today.  The storm will continue the projected path toward the northeast, which puts the Midlands right in the cross hairs.  We can expect a lot of wind, gusting to 50 MPH, along with several inches of rain. Power…