James Hopkins, WBTW News 13

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WBTW News 13

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

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Hurricane Ian makes landfall near Georgetown

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Hurricane Ian made landfall Friday near Georgetown as a Category 1 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. A storm surge warning also remains in place for all of coastal Horry and Georgetown counties. Ian is a Category 1 hurricane with winds sustained at 85 mph as of 11 a.m. […] → Read More

Ian forecast track shifts slightly north; hurricane warning in effect for Grand Strand

A hurricane warning has been issued for the Grand Strand ahead of Ian, according to the National Hurricane Center. Conditions are going to worsen on Friday both in terms of wind and rain. → Read More

Tropical storm warning issued for Grand Strand

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Grand Strand as the eye of Hurricane Ian makes landfall at Sanibel and Captiva islands in Florida. The National Hurricane Center issued the warning in its 11 a.m. update. Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified overnight and as of the 2 p.m. update […] → Read More

Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean

Tropical Depression Nine formed in the Caribbean and currently has 35 mph winds and is moving to the WNW at 13 mph. Conditions are favorable for further development and a Tropical Storm is possible later today. Further strengthening is likely through the weekend and into next week to a possible Category 1 hurricane by early Monday morning. As the system moves around the ridge of high pressure in… → Read More

Tropical Storm Fiona moves towards the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Fiona has 50 mph winds and is moving westward at 13 mph. Fiona is expected to maintain its westward track for the next few days as it is steered by the subtropical ridge over the central Atlantic. Fiona should track across the northern Leeward Islands by Friday night, near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this weekend, and near Hispaniola early next week. Fiona will battle… → Read More

Sunshine returns, but cooler temps linger

Sunshine returns today but the below average temperatures will linger for a few more days → Read More

Temps continue to climb as sunshine continues

Warm weather will continue through the middle of the week. → Read More

Cloudy and cooler today with periods of rain

Wet weather will continue into the weekend. → Read More

Sunshine returns as we start a warming trend

Sunshine returns today as we kick off a warm and dry week. → Read More

Temperatures on the rise for the next few days

We will continue to warm up through the rest of the week. → Read More

Warmer weather continues through the end of the week

The warmer weather will continue through the rest of the week. → Read More

Sunny and chilly today, warmer midweek

Sunshine returns today but temps won’t warm up this afternoon. → Read More

Sunshine returns to wrap up the week, heavy rain moves in this weekend

Sunshine and average temps to end the week then rain moves in for the weekend. → Read More

Mild today as clouds increase this afternoon

Another mild day with increasing clouds ahead of a weak cold front. → Read More

Mild temperatures return today but another big cool down on the way

A mild wrap to the weekend with much cooler weather on the way for next week. → Read More

Morning showers followed by afternoon sun

Slightly warmer weather will be moving in for the next couple of days. → Read More

Cold to start the week as more rain moves back in Tuesday

Much colder start to the week with more rain on the way. → Read More

Warming into the weekend ahead of a cold front

Sunny, warm weather will continue through the rest of the week. → Read More

Sunny and slightly warmer today, near 70 by Thursday

Sunny, mild weather will continue through mid week. → Read More

Cool again today but we’ll warm up into the weekend

Temperatures will remain cool today but we'll warm back into the 70s to start the weekend. → Read More