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Editor's Column: Fear of another Hugo makes us shudder

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Meteorological ‘shock and awe’ changed how we react when a monster hurricane spins toward S.C.

By Brian Melton

If you are old enough to remember the night Hurricane Hugo sucker-punched this part of the state 29 years ago, you’re probably spending today telling people how horrible it was.
And you’re warning them not to ignore the predictions about Florence, the 500-mile-wide Category 4 storm pointed straight at the Carolinas coast. Landfall is expected late Thursday.


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