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Contact Information

5777 South Aviation Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 747-5860

Email: nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov

 

Responsibilities

The Charleston, South Carolina office of the National Weather Service has weather forecast and severe weather warning responsibility for 8 counties in southeast South Carolina, 12 counties in northern portions of southeast Georgia and a portion of the Atlantic coastal waters from the Santee River in South Carolina to the Altamaha River in Georgia. We routinely issue public forecasts as well as specialized forecasts/products (e.g., aviation, marine, fire weather, hydrology and climate). When severe weather threatens the area we issue a variety of products, including watches, warnings and advisories, to help protect lives and property. Click here to view a video about what we do!

 

Staff

Management

Michael Emlaw (Meteorologist-in-Charge)
Ron Morales (Warning Coordination Meteorologist)
Steve Rowley (Science and Operations Officer)
Brent Shirts (Electronic Systems Analyst)

 

Senior Forecasters

Blair Holloway
Pete Mohlin
Steven Taylor
Richard Thacker
Vacant

Meteorologist Interns

Carl Barnes
James Carpenter
Emily Timte

Administrative

Julie Packett (Administrative Support Assistant)
Jeffrey Stewart (Information Technology Officer)
Vacant (Observation Program Leader)

 

General Forecasters

Doug Berry
Robert Bright
Michael Stroz
Jonathan Lamb
Vacant

Electronics Technicians

Scott Edwards
Alan Phillips

 

Virtual Tour

Learn more about our office and what we do by watching these short videos:

Office Tours and Off-site Group Presentations

Submit all requests via our Outreach Request Form. Please provide a contact name, phone number, email address and number of attendees, including ages, in the request. For an office tour, all adults must sign in and show a photo ID, and an adult must accompany minors. All attendees must be U.S. citizens. All NWS tours/presentations are free of charge.

Newsletter

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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