Storm Elsa Brings Strong Winds and Heavy Rain to South Carolina

Strong winds and heavy rain hit Hilton Head Island in South Carolina as Tropical Storm Elsa moved north across the state on July 7.

The National Hurricane Center warned of possible flash flooding in Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry, as well as tropical storm conditions in coastal areas.

Wind gusts of up to 80 mph were expected to affect the coast northeast into Hilton Head, according to the National Weather Service.

The storm caused power outages in the island’s north, according to a local electricity provider. Credit: @wilson360 via Storyful

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