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NWS Charleston is responsible for issuing non-routine, specialized products when tropical/subtropical cyclones threaten southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. The Hurricane Local Statement and Local Tropical Cyclone Watch/Warning products provide an overview of the storm, including potential impacts across the area. Graphics are also provided which display the threat level for and potential impacts from storm surge, wind, rain and tornadoes. There is also information below to help you stay aware throughout the hurricane season, how to prepare for a storm and learn about past tropical systems that have affected the area.


Hurricane Guide for Southeast SC/GA


NOAA/National Hurricane Center Products


Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Current Tropical Systems

Current tropical/sub-tropical cyclones and disturbances 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

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

Visible | Infrared | Water Vapor

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Tropical Weather Outlook

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





NWS Charleston Products

NOTE: Only available when Tropical Storm, Hurricane and/or Storm Surge Watches/Warnings are in effect for southeast SC/GA

National Hurricane Center Products

Storm Surge/Inundation Information

Safety/Preparedness Information

Evacuation Information

South Carolina:


Historical Tropical Cyclone Information

Additional Information