Tropical Storm Bertha Forms Off the South Carolina Coast

Tropical Storm Bertha formed Wednesday morning off of the South Carolina coast near Charleston.

It has winds of 45 mph and is moving to the north with very heavy rain.

Flooding is possible throughout the Carolinas.

It is expected to quickly weaken after landfall to just a remnant low.

This is the second named storm of the 2020 season prior to the official start on June 1st.

Tropical Storm Arthur formed off the Florida coast on May 17th, before skirting the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

It brought rough surf, high tides, and heavy rain to the North Carolina coast.

Arthur had max sustained winds of 60 mph before weakening over the open waters of the Atlantic.