Ten years later: Weather conditions helped fuel destructive Hwy. 31 wildfire

Monday marks 10 years since the massive wildfire in Horry County that burned nearly 200 homes, making it one of the biggest fires crews in the Grand Strand have ever fought.

  Trees down, crashes keep Grand Strand, Pee Dee crews busy during severe weather

WATCH LIVE: Severe thunderstorm warning continues for Grand Strand, Pee Dee

  FIRST ALERT: Upgraded risk of severe storms, isolated tornado today

  FIRST ALERT: Big warm up today, Friday storm risk on the rise

Strong winds create otherworldly sand formations on Outer Banks beach

  Eight years later: Remembering the 2011 Carolinas tornado outbreak

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  FIRST ALERT: Bright sun, low humidity continue

FIRST ALERT: Tornado Watch cancelled. Still watching overnight storms

  FIRST ALERT: Pop up showers at times through the weekend

  FIRST ALERT: Beautiful Thursday followed by more shower and storm chances

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies, windy and mild today

  FIRST ALERT: Warming continues today, showers move in tomorrow

  FIRST ALERT: Welcome back, spring

Sunny and warmer weather continues.

  FIRST ALERT: Much cooler today, miserable Tuesday on the way

Cooler today with wind and rain arriving Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT: Big warming trend through the weekend

Much warmer weather will continue to move into the region through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Turning warmer into the weekend

The most recent round colder weather will turn much warmer through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold and windy morning, late week warm up

  FIRST ALERT: Gusty winds and much cooler

  FIRST ALERT: Rain tonight and 20° plummet in Tuesday temperatures

FIRST ALERT: Increasing clouds tonight, increasing rain chances Monday

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies today, a few showers and wind tonight

FIRST ALERT: A few showers, gusty and cool

FIRST ALERT: Breezy and cool Tuesday, rain chances increasing Wednesday

Breezy and cool today.

FIRST ALERT: Cool and dry for most of the week

Cooler weather continues this week.

FIRST ALERT: A few late day showers, cooler weekend

A few late day showers on the way.

  FLORENCE RECOVERY: Residents recovering, rebuilding 6 months since devastating storm

The flood waters from Hurricane Florence not only filled the streets, but also filled homes, forcing families to leave for months. Now, six months later people are still recovering and rebuilding.

FIRST ALERT: Much warmer to finish the week

Turning warmer today and Friday.

FIRST ALERT: Late week warm-up, slight chance of pollen relief

Warmer weather returns to finish the work week.

FIRST ALERT: Lower temperatures and extreme pollen levels

After our brief dip, Spring-warmth and pollen dominant the forecast through the week.

  FIRST ALERT: Temperatures start climbing today, spring-like by the weekend

Warmer weather arrives by the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold weather continues through tonight

Cold weather continues.

  FIRST ALERT: Mix of rain and snow likely in many areas this morning

A brief mix of rain, sleet and snow is likely this morning.

FIRST ALERT: Wintry mix likely Tuesday morning

Cold air combined with increasing moisture means some wintry mix is possible Tuesday.

FIRST ALERT: Severe weather threat lowers tonight. Cold temperatures coming soon

Dry today with increasing rain once again late Sunday.

FIRST ALERT: Threat for severe storms, isolated tornadoes increasing this evening

Strong storms are possible this evening.

FIRST ALERT: Rain slowly wraps up tonight, more comes Sunday night

Mild with a few showers at times later today.

  FIRST ALERT: Unsettled weather returns for the rest of the week

Showers return today.

  VIDEO: What creates a beautiful sunrise or sunset?

The Grand Strand has seen some amazing sunrises and sunsets as of late.

FIRST ALERT: Last bright and rain-free day for a while

Sunny skies today give way to increasing rain chances starting Wednesday.

FIRST ALERT: Brighter skies and a bit cooler

Sunshine returns today.

FIRST ALERT: Quick hitting showers, warmer, windy

Enjoy the warmer weather because another drops looms early next week.

FIRST ALERT: Cool misty Saturday, much warmer Sunday

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  FIRST ALERT: More drizzle, fog and changeable temperatures

More fog and drizzle at times through today.

FIRST ALERT: Back to winter for today

Cloudy and much colder today.

FIRST ALERT: Up and down rain chances, temperatures this week

Off and on rain chances and changeable temperatures this week.

FIRST ALERT: Starting off the work week with showers Monday morning

A more active weather pattern will lead to better rain chances starting this weekend.

FIRST ALERT: One more dry day before dreary skies settle in for the weekend

Clear skies and tranquil for Valentines Day.

FIRST ALERT: Brighter skies and a bit cooler

Sunny and a bit cooler today.

FIRST ALERT: Morning fog, afternoon warmth, evening showers

Fog this morning will give way to a warm and windy afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT: Milder with increasing rain chances

Turning milder with a few showers today and better rain chances late Tuesday.

FIRST ALERT: The last day of warmth

Much cooler weather returns this weekend.

FIRST ALERT: The billion dollar disasters of 2018

2018 was an active year for disasters across the US.

FIRST ALERT: Two more days of unseasonable warmth

Mild weather continues today.

  FIRST ALERT: Record warmth to finish the work week

Record warmth continues through the end of the week.

  FIRST ALERT: Record warmth likely to finish the week

Unseasonably warm weather will continue for the rest of the week.

FIRST ALERT: Winter takes a spring break this week

Much warmer weather returns this week.

  FIRST ALERT: Warming trend kicks into high gear

Much warmer weather moves in the next few days.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold weather quickly exits by the weekend

Warmer weather returns by this weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Colder air settles in

Colder weather returns through Friday.

  FIRST ALERT: Another dramatic drop moving in

Much colder weather returns to the region by tonight.

  FIRST ALERT: Brighter skies and a midweek temperature drop

Cold weather returns this week.

FIRST ALERT: Arctic air returns next week

Another round of Arctic air arrives next week.

  FIRST ALERT: Bright and brisk through the weekend, watching Arctic air next week

Bright and brisk weather lingers through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: From wet and windy to clearing and colder

Rain and wind this morning with clearing skies and colder weather by Friday.

FIRST ALERT: More cold, but what about winter weather chances

Watching the weather pattern late next week.

  FIRST ALERT: Powerful cold front to bring another round of dramatic weather changes

A strong cold front will bring rain, wind and briefly milder weather.

FIRST ALERT: Milder then dramatic changes

Get ready for a roller-coaster ride of a forecast over the next week!

FIRST ALERT: Frosty morning, milder afternoon

Fans of warmer weather will enjoy the forecast through Saturday... then our next big drop arrives.

FIRST ALERT: Super wolf blood moon eclipse is Sunday

A total lunar eclipse happens Sunday night.

  FIRST ALERT: Brighter skies and trending milder - for now

Brighter skies and slightly warmer weather returns today.

FIRST ALERT: 40 degree temperature drops and wind chills in the teens on the way

A powerful cold front will send temperatures plummeting by the end of the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Gray skies go away, temperatures gradually climbing

Cloudy and cool through today.

FIRST ALERT: From bright and cold to chilly and wet

Clouds and increasing rain chances arrive this weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold finish to the week, rain arrives this weekend

Clear and cold weather will linger through the end of the week.

FIRST ALERT: All downhill from here

Much colder weather arrives starting today and lasts through the weekend.

FIRST ALERT: From spring to winter, big changes on the way

Much colder weather starts to return by Wednesday.

FIRST ALERT: Winter returns later this week

Much colder weather moves in this week.

  FIRST ALERT: Mild weather lingers a little longer

Mild through Tuesday then turning much colder.

  FIRST ALERT: One more round of rain before a drying trend

Rain will return this afternoon and be steady and heavy at times.

  FIRST ALERT: One year ago today - snow, ice, and the start of the coldest weather on record

Historic cold hit the region one year ago today.