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Hurricane Warnings Issued for South Carolina

After crossing the Florida Peninsula, the center of Ian has emerged into the western Atlantic Ocean. The storm is expected to re-strengthen into a hurricane before making another landfall along the coast of South Carolina. Hurricane warnings have been issued for the entire coast of South Carolina. Life threatening storm surge, damaging hurricane force winds, and flooding are possible. Read More >

NWS GSP Office Staff



  • Steve Wilkinson, Meteorologist in Charge (MIC)
  • Trisha Palmer, Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)
  • Dr. William Martin, Science and Operations Officer (SOO)
  • Joe Figueiredo, Electronics Systems Analyst (ESA)
  • Betty Swanson, Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)


Program Leaders

  • Joshua Palmer, Senior Service Hydrologist (SSH)
  • Angel Montanez, Information Technology Officer (ITO)
  • Chris Horne, Observing Program Leader (OPL)


Lead Meteorologists

  • Rodney Hinson (WSR-88D Focal Point, NWSEO Steward)
  • Harry Gerapetritis (GFE Focal Point)
  • Pat Moore (Winter Weather Focal Point)
  • Justin Lane (Severe Weather, Storm Data/Verification, and GIS Focal Point, Webmaster, DSS Team)
  • Jake Wimberley (AWIPS Focal Point, Decision Support Services Team Leader)



  • Andrew Kimball (Aviation and Gridded Verification Focal Point)
  • Scott Krentz (Fire Weather Focal Point, Station Librarian)
  • Jeffrey Taylor (Climatology, Satellite, and Diversity/EEO Focal Point)
  • Clay Chaney (Social Media Focal Point, Tropical Weather Focal Point, DSS Team)
  • Ashley Pratt (Integrated Warning Team Focal Point, Office Newsletter, DSS Team)
  • Mike Rehnberg (DSS Team)
  • Christiaan Patterson
  • Vacant


Hydro Meteorological Technician

  • Doug Outlaw (Observations, Asst. Safety and Health, Coop QC & Supplies)


Electronics Technicians

  • Jason Morris
  • David Contreras


Maintenance and Facilities

  • Brian Campbell, Regional Maintenance Specialist
  • John Clark, Facilities Engineering Technician