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Local Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Outlook for potential advisories, watches, and warnings in the next 7 days across southeast SC/GA and the adjacent coastal waters.

NWS Enhanced Data Display (EDD)

Enhanced Data Display

The EDD is an experimental GIS-centric meteorological display interface that can display a wide range of data including forecasts, radar/satellite, hazards, models, observations, and much more.

Latest Local Weather Briefing

A locally-produced PDF summary of upcoming weather and significant impacts.

Enhanced Graphics

Local Enhanced Forecast Graphics

Local forecast graphics including maximum/minimum temperature and max heat index/min wind chill.

Current Conditions
 

Latest Surface Analysis

Surface Observations

Surface weather observations and analyses

South Carolina | Georgia

Marine Portal

Marine/Tide Observations

Marine observations and forecasts, including sea surface temperatures and tides

NWS Charleston Marine | National Data Buoy Center | Tides | Water Temperatures

Charleston, SC Radar

Radar Imagery

WSR-88D doppler radar imagery covering southeast SC and GA

Southeast U.S. | National

Additional nearby radars: Columbia, SC | Wilmington, NC | Robins AFB, GA | Moody AFB, GA | Jacksonville, FL

Rivers/Lakes AHPS

Rivers/Lakes/Tides

The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) provides forecasts and observations for river, lake and tide levels

Observed Precipitation Amounts

Latest IR Satellite Image

Satellite Imagery

GOES imagery and more

Eastern U.S. Visible | Loop
Eastern U.S. Infrared | Loop
Local Visible | Loop
Local Infrared Satellite | Loop

 

Severe Thunderstorms
 

Current Watches

Current Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Severe Weather Watch County Notification (WCN)

Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Outlooks

Current Discussions

Current Mesoscale Discussions (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Storm Prediction Center Thunderstorm Outlooks

Severe T-storm Outlooks

Outlooks indicating the probability for severe thunderstorms (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Days 4-8

 

Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Analysis

Analysis

Mesoscale analysis of current (and past) weather conditions (from the Storm Prediction Center)

Storm Reports

Storm Reports

Preliminary reports of tornadoes, hail and strong winds

Local: Map | Text

Report Severe Weather To Us


Phone: 888-383-2024
E-mail: chs.skywarn@noaa.gov
Twitter @NWSCharlestonSC

Additional Severe Weather Information


Rainfall/Precipitation
 

Text Products

Local Flash Flood Watch
Local Flash Flood Warning
Local Flash Flood Statement

Rainfall/Precip. Reports

CoCoRaHS Maps
Local CoCoRaHS Summary
AHPS Precipitation Analysis
Storm Reports: Map | Text
Public Information Statement
 

WPC Precipitaton Forecasts

Precipitation Forecasts

Precipitation amount forecasts (issued by the Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Days 1-2 | Days 1-3 | Days 4-7 | 7-Day Total

WPC's Day 1 Excessive Rainfall Forecast

Excessive Rainfall Outlooks

Excessive rainfall potential outlooks (issued by the Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

 

SERFC Precipitation Forecast

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center Products

Various observed and forecast precipitation products for the Southeast U.S.

48-hour Outlook | Observed Precip | Forecast Precip

Local Rainfall Forecast

Storm Total Rainfall forecast from the NWS Charleston SC.

Check date to ensure the image is current.

 

Report Flooding To Us


Phone: 888-383-2024
E-mail: chs.skywarn@noaa.gov
Twitter @NWSCharlestonSC

SERFC Precipitation Forecast

U.S. Drought Monitor

A synthesis of multiple indices and impacts that represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists regarding drought conditions

SC | GA

Additional Rainfall/Precipitation Information


Tropical Weather
 

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Tropical Weather Outlook

Probability of tropical cyclone formation within the next several days

Storm Surge Probabilities

Storm Surge/Inundation

Probabilistic storm surge forecasts (only issued when a Hurricane Watch or Warning is in effect)

Probablistic Hurricane Inundation

 

Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics

Local Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics

Experimental graphics showing potential impacts (and what you should prepare for)

Wind | Storm Surge Flooding | Rainfall Flooding | Tornadoes

   

 

Additional Tropical Weather Information


Fire Weather
 

Storm Prediction Center Day One Fire Weather Outlook

National Fire Weather Outlooks

Fire weather outlooks for the U.S. (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Days 3-8

Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlooks

Monthly/seasonal outlooks for signficant wildland fire potential (issued by Predictive Services)

 

Additional Fire Weather Information


Winter Weather
 

Local Text Products

Winter Weather Message
Local Storm Reports
Public Information Statement
Current Observations

Check date/time to ensure the product is current.

Enhanced Graphics

Local Enhanced Forecast Graphics

Minimum Temperature
Minimum Wind Chill
Storm Total Ice Accum.
Storm Total Snow Accum.

Day 1 Winter Weather Probabiliities

Snow/Ice Probability Graphics

Probability of snow reaching or exceeding 4, 8 and 12 inches and the probability of freezing rain reaching or exceeding 0.25 inches (from the NWS Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Winter Weather Impact Graphics

National Impact Graphics

Experimental products depicting model-derived winter weather impacts

 

 

Report Ice/Snow Amounts and Damage To Us


Phone: 888-383-2024
E-mail: chs.skywarn@noaa.gov
Twitter @NWSCharlestonSC

   

Additional Winter Weather Information


National Outlooks
 

NWS National Hazards Assessment

U.S. Hazards Assessment

Assessment of potential hazards related to climate, weather and hydrological events

 

8-14 Day Outlooks

Climate Outlooks

8-14 Day: Temp | Precip

1-Month  |  3-Month


Tsunamis