5777 South Aviation Ave.
N. Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: (843) 747-5860
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!
Michael Emlaw (Meteorologist-in-Charge)
Ron Morales (Warning Coordination Meteorologist)
Frank Alsheimer (Science and Operations Officer)
Brent Shirts (Electronic Systems Analyst)
Julie Packett (Administrative Support Assistant)
Jeffrey Stewart (Information Technology Officer)
Vacant (Observation Program Leader)
Learn more about our office and what we do by watching these short videos:
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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