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    2013 hurricane season a quiet one for the Lowcountry, U.S.


    Another hurricane season has come and gone here in the Lowcountry and we lucked out, but we aren't the only ones that didn't have to deal with a hurricane this year.

    Weak 2013 Atlantic hurricane season draws to close

    Forecasters say the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Saturday, has delivered the fewest hurricanes since 1982. More>>

    Melissa now a tropical storm in north Atlantic

    Melissa has transitioned to a tropical storm as it moves rapidly over the north Atlantic. More>>

    Subtropical Storm Melissa gets a little stronger

    Subtropical Storm Melissa has gained a little strength as it swirls over the central Atlantic. More>>

    Subtropical Storm Melissa forms in the Atlantic

    Subtropical Storm Melissa has formed in the central Atlantic. More>>

    GPS technology helpful with hurricane research


    Global positioning systems aren't just helpful for navigation -- they also come in handy for hurricane research. More>>

    Sequestration could keep 'Hunters' out of the eye of the storm


    They fly right into the eye of the storm, but these brave individuals are now facing one obstacle outside of the tropics called sequestration. More>>

    SC researchers unveil hurricane model named HUGO


    As hurricane season approaches its peak, researchers at Coastal Carolina University are unveiling a new hurricane model. More>>

    CERT expo helps locals get ready for hurricane season


    Tom Crosby, the chairman of the Lowcountry CERT, said people need to be reminded of all the changes to flood plains, evacuation routes and overall hurricane preparedness. More>>

    NOAA updates, decreases storm count for hurricane season


    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its Atlantic hurricane season outlook and it looks to be a little less stormy than previously thought. More>>

    Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows


    Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows. More>>

    Protecting your home before and during a hurricane Video included

    Take the following measures to prepare for a hurricane. More>>

    After a flood: the first steps

    Your home has been flooded. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead. More>>

    Tips for filing a flood insurance claim

    You've suffered a flood. Your home or business - and contents within - have been damaged - possibly destroyed. What do ou do now? Contact your insurance company or agent as soon as possible. Tell More>>

    Keep food and water safe after a natural disaster

    Food may not be safe to eat during and after an emergency. Safe water for drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene includes bottled, boiled, or treated water. Your state, local, or tribal health department can make specific recommendations for boiling or treating water in your area. More>>

    If you are ordered NOT to evacuate

    The great majority of injuries during a hurricane are cuts caused by flying glass or other debris. Other injuries include puncture wounds resulting from exposed nails, metal, or glass, and bone fractures. More>>

    Hurricane preparation for families and individuals Video included

    Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Scientists can now predict hurricanes, but people who live in coastal communities should plan what they will do if they are told to evacuate. More>>

    Insurance agents: Protection from hurricanes begins months earlier


    As a homeowner or even a renter, it is advised to sit down with your insurance agent, sometimes once a year, to go over the coverage you have. More>>

    2013 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

    The 2013 Charleston County Hurricane Guide is filled with information about developing a family communications plan, creating an emergency supplies kit, protecting your home from damage, evacuation information and much more. More>>

    DHS Secretary urges plan for hurricane season


    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wants to make sure Americans are prepared for the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

    Seven unusual tips for hurricane preparedness


    While stocking up on essential items -- like food and water -- and making necessary fixes -- like boarding windows -- are automatic actions for most, here are a few unique hurricane preparedness tips that homeowners might not normally consider. More>>

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