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Hurricane Guide for Southeast SC/GA


Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Current Active Storms

Current tropical/subtropical cyclones across the Atlantic Basin (including the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and portions of the Atlantic Ocean)

Satellite Imagery of the Tropical Atlantic

Satellite Imagery

Satellite imagery of the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico tropical regions

Visible | Infrared | Water Vapor

Tropical Atlantic Surface Weather Map

Tropical Weather Maps

Surface weather analysis over the tropical Atlantic indicating major weather features

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Tropical Weather Outlook

Areas of possible tropical/subtropical cyclone formation within the next 5 days


Storm Surge Inundation Probability Forecasts

Storm Surge/Inundation

Probabilistic storm surge/inundation forecasts (mainly available when a Hurricane Watch or Warning is in effect)







NWS Charleston is responsible for issuing special products when tropical/subtropical cyclones threaten southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. The Hurricane Local Statement mainly provides an overview of the storm and it's potential impacts across the area. Graphics are also issued that convey the threat levels and potential impacts to prepare for. Additional information is provided below to help you stay updated throughout the hurricane season, prepare for a storm and learn about past tropical systems that have affected the region.


NWS Charleston Products

NOTE: Only valid when there is a Tropical Storm/Hurricane/Storm Surge Watch or Warning in effect for Southeast South Carolina/North Coastal Georgia and/or the nearby Atlantic waters.

National Hurricane Center Products

Storm Surge/Inundation Information

Safety/Preparedness Information

Evacuation Information

South Carolina:


Historical Tropical Cyclone Information

Additional Information