SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A Surfside Beach business was damaged Tuesday morning by a strong wind and rainstorm that hit the Grand Strand.
The storm damaged signage outside the CheeseSteak Factory at 310 Highway 17 N., but the restaurant remains open.
“We’re a little worse for wear this Tuesday morning, but the grill will be hot, and we’ll be OPEN for business at 11:30am,” the restaurant posted on Facebook. ” Thank goodness for that! Come n by, y’all.”
News13 meteorologist Scotty Powell said 63 mph wind gusts were reported at Myrtle Beach International Airport as the storm blew through the area.
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