5777 South Aviation Ave.
N. Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: (843) 744-0303
The Charleston, South Carolina office of the National Weather Service has weather forecast and
severe weather warning responsibility for 8 counties in southern South Carolina, 12 counties in
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
Frank Alsheimer (Science and Operations Officer)
Brent Shirts (Electronic Systems Analyst)
Jeffrey Stewart (Information Technology Officer)
Vacant (Administrative Support Assistant)
Vernon Beaver (Observation Program Leader)
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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