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HURRICANES AND TROPICAL STORMS
AFFECTING SOUTH CAROLINA 1970-1979




Year Dates
in S.C.
Landfall
Area
Category Storm Track Map Comments
1970 May 25-26 Cedar Key, FL T.S. Alma The remnants of Alma tracked northeast across the SC Midlands and caused flooding and crop damage.
1970 August 16-18 Morehead City, NC STS Sub Tropical Storm #4 Rain event.
1971 August 26-28 Morehead City, NC T.S. Doria Rain event.
1971 September 29-31 Bogue Inlet, NC H-1 Ginger Rain event.
1972 June 20-21 Panama City, FL H-1 Agnes The remnants of Agnes tracked across SC and caused heavy rains in western SC
1972 September 13-14 none T.S. Dawn TS Dawn moved erratically offshore, then dissipated while it tracked northeast along the coast of SC.
1975 June 27-28 none T.S. Amy Weak tropical depression northeast of SC coast. No significant damage reported.
1975 October 26 Offshore T.S. Hallie Rain event.
1976 August 20-21 Charleston, SC T.S. Dottie Offshore storm caused beach erosion, and coastal rain.
1976 September 14-15 none STS Sub-Tropical Storm #3 Sub-tropical storm tracked onshore near Charleston, dropped 3-4 inches of rain, and caused beach erosion and minor street flooding.
1977 September 7-8 Morgan City, LA H-1 Babe The remnants of Babe crossed the Upstate Upper and passed out to sea over Cape Hatteras. Heavy rains were reported.
1977 September 4-7 OffshoreH-1 Clara Formed northeast of Charleston, SC.
1979 September 4 Savannah, GA H-2 David The remnants of David tracked north-northeast through SC. $10-million of storm damage. Five tornadoes reported, 6-8 inches of rain fell. Extensive beach erosion.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1870-1879.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1880-1889.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1890-1899.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1900-1909.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1910-1919.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1920-1929.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1930-1939.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1940-1949.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1950-1959.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1960-1969.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1970-1979.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1980-1989.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1990-1999.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 2000-2009.

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