MIAMI – Tropical Depression Bonnie is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to the Carolinas as it moves along the coastline, making for a wet Memorial Day holiday.
The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 30 mph with little change in strength forecast.
The National Hurricane Center says the system’s center made landfall just east of Charleston, South Carolina, on the Isle of Palms around 8:30 a.m. Sunday. By the afternoon, forecasters said it had stalled just northwest of Charleston, with heavy rains wrapping around north and west of the storm’s center.
Around 5 a.m. Monday, Bonnie was centered about 30 miles east-northeast of Charleston and moving northeast near 3 mph. Bonnie is expected to move near or along the coast of the Carolinas on Tuesday and Wednesday.