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TD2A low pressure system located about 425 southeast of the South Carolina coastline has ben classified as Tropical Depression No. 2 by the National Hurricane Center. The depression is expected to become Tropical Storm Bonnie by Saturday, according to the National Weather Service Office in Wilmington.
A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the entire South Carolina coast. It is anticipated the system will reach the South Carolina coast near Charleston by Sunday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Timothy Armstrong.
“When it reaches tropical storm strength it will be given the name ‘Bonnie,'” said Armstrong.
Showers will arrive on the South Carolina coast on Saturday and will continue through the weekend.
Over the next several days rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected with isolated heavier amounts.
At this time winds are not expected to become damaging given the anticipated weak nature of this system.At the beaches, rip current potential is moderate for Saturday and could increase further on Sunday.