Tropical Storm warning issued

A Tropical Storm warning has been issued for coastal Horry and Georgetown counties.

Hurricane Sandy will pass approximately 300 miles off of the Carolina coast this weekend. Sandy is a large system with an extensive wind field. Tropical storm force winds will be possible through Saturday along the coast with gusts around 40mph.

Stay up to date on the latest thinking of Sandy with Chief Meteorologist Ed Piotrowski's blog on our Hurricane Central page.