Tropical Storm Danny makes landfall in South Carolina

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Tropical Storm Danny made landfall Monday night in South Carolina near the Georgia border after forming in the Atlantic Monday afternoon.

Danny made landfall around 8 p.m. just north of Hilton Head on Pritchards Island.

PHOTO: A weather map shows a tropical depression forming off the southeast coast of the U.S, June 28, 2021. (ABC News)
PHOTO: A weather map shows a tropical depression forming off the southeast coast of the U.S, June 28, 2021. (ABC News)

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Wind gusts were as high as 40 mph, and the storm was traveling west, northwest at a speed of 16 mph, according to the forecast.

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the area.

PHOTO: A weather map shows forcasted track of a tropical depression expected to hit the southeast coast of the U.S, June 28, 2021. (ABC News)
PHOTO: A weather map shows forcasted track of a tropical depression expected to hit the southeast coast of the U.S, June 28, 2021. (ABC News)

South Carolina and Georgia residents and visitors should prepare for the winds, up to 3 inches of rain and a minor storm surge.

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Rip currents are possible off the Savannah coast, the Chatham Emergency Management Agency warned.

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Danny is expected to quickly weaken into the morning.

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