May 30, 2016

Bonnie Dies

South Carolina
USA
by
Jeff Masters
,
Weather Underground
Two-day rainfall amounts from Bonnie for the period ending at 10 am EDT May 30, 2016. Image: National Weather Service
Two-day rainfall amounts from Bonnie for the period ending at 10 am EDT May 30, 2016. Image: National Weather Service

Tropical Depression Bonnie was declared post-tropical by NHC at 11 am EDT Monday, but the remains of Bonnie will continue to bring additional rainfall of 1 - 3" to eastern South Carolina, eastern North Carolina, and southeast Virginia through Wednesday. As of Monday morning, Bonnie had already brought total rainfall of more than 8 inches over portions of south-central South Carolina. Bonnie made landfall on the coast of South Carolina just east of Charleston at 8:30 am EDT Sunday morning as a tropical depression with top winds of 35 mph. Bonnie spent just 18 hours as a tropical storm, reaching peak intensity of 45 mph sustained winds on Saturday night when the center of the storm lingered over the warm waters of the Gulf Stream