Tropical Storm Danny forms off coast of South Carolina
The fourth tropical storm of 2021, Tropical Storm Danny, formed off the coast of South Carolina Monday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Why it matters: Tropical Storm Danny's arrival in June signals the season is off to an active start. On average, the fourth named storm arrives each year on Aug. 23.
The big picture: Danny is expected to make landfall later Monday, the National Weather Service forecast office in Columbia, South Carolina, said.
- A Lake Wind Advisory has been issued for much of the state.
- The storm has maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph, per the National Hurricane Center.
- Residents of South Carolina and Georgia "should prepare for gusty winds, up to 3 inches of rain and minor storm surge," per ABC News.