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Tropical Storm Bertha
Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)
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Bertha making landfall on the east coast of South Carolina while at peak intensity on May 27
Formed May 27, 2020
Dissipated May 28, 2020
(Extratropical after May 28)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 50 mph (85 km/h)
Lowest pressure 1005 mbar (hPa); 29.68 inHg
Fatalities 1 total
Damage > $130,000 (2020 USD)
Areas affected Southeastern United States (especially Florida and South Carolina)
Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm Bertha was a unusual tropical storm that did not last very long. It hit South Carolina on the same day it formed, and dissipated the day after that. However, it was unusual because of the time it formed. It formed very near to the coast, and on May 27.

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