TV meteorologist to speak at SC hurricane forum

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - With the hurricane season approaching, 1 of the nation's expert meteorologists speaks at a forum on the South Carolina coast.

Steve Lyons, the tropical weather expert at The Weather Channel, attends a forum on Thursday on Hilton Head Island.

Lyons, who's also an adjunct professor at Texas A&M, has served as a consultant for the National Weather Service and the U.S. Navy.

Beaufort County Director of Public Safety William Winn is also speaking at the forum, which is being held by the local chamber of commerce.

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