Tropical Storm Elsa’s rains left parts of South Carolina underwater Thursday but, 24 hours later, it’s a different story.
Horry County Emergency Management officials are warning beach goers to take precaution when in the water as rip currents remain a threat though Elsa is gone from the Carolina Coast.
Rip currents are similar to rivers of water moving toward the ocean. They can occur near any breaking waves. If you ever get caught in a rip current, try floating to the end of the current or swim parallel to the current. You can also float on your back.