“Bertha came in fast and furious, but the tropical storm weakened Wednesday to a depression that is drenching an already rain-saturated South Carolina.
“The storm made landfall along the coast east of Charleston, according to the National Hurricane Center.
“Bertha made landfall close to Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday morning.
“Bertha is forecast to cross northern South Carolina and into central North Carolina by Wednesday night, the center said. Residents may get as much as 8 inches of rain in the eastern and central parts of South Carolina as Bertha moves on into North Carolina and southwest Virginia.”
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