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Jared Smith founded @chswx on Twitter in 2008 as an experiment in disseminating weather data through social media. Somehow, it caught on, and he kept doing it.

Mostly quiet week ahead, but watch the tides

/ March 17, 2019 at 11:34 PM

Weather-wise, we have a pretty tranquil week ahead (save for maybe a shower or two overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning). We’ll just need to keep an eye on tides with a full moon in perigee (“Supermoon!”) this week.

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Mid-March temperature rollercoaster

/ March 11, 2019 at 8:28 AM

Mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers will characterize today, but the sun will come out again by tomorrow.

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Warming trend begins

/ March 7, 2019 at 8:41 AM

After a couple rather cold days, temperatures will start to make a comeback closer to (and eventually above) normal as we head into the weekend.

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Chilly interlude — but spring returns this weekend

/ March 6, 2019 at 8:33 AM

We’re off to a very chilly start this morning in the Lowcountry as Arctic air has once again taken residence in the eastern half of the country. But as it goes in March, just wait five minutes and it’ll change.

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A busy weather day gives way to cooler weather

/ March 4, 2019 at 12:12 AM
Four-panel radar view of a tornado-warned supercell that went through Ridgeville. No tornado has been confirmed as of this writing. Click for full resolution.

Today was a very bad weather day for a lot of people in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. Fortunately, we return to much calmer conditions for Monday.

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LIVE BLOG: Tornado Watch cancelled

/ March 3, 2019 at 11:29 AM

 

We in the Charleston weather community are watching the potential for a few damaging wind gusts and possibly tornadoes this afternoon into tonight as a cold front approaches the area.

The tornado watch has been cancelled.

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A stormy Sunday night approaches

/ March 2, 2019 at 6:13 PM

Sunday may represent our first good shot at thunderstorms so far in 2019. However, a few of those could be on the strong side with gusty winds, especially for those of you who are a little further inland (think Berkeley and Dorchester counties). Let’s dig in…

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Much-needed rain on the way

/ February 27, 2019 at 8:44 AM
Forecast for February 27, 2019 from the National Weather Service.

Today marks the beginning of an unsettled period for the Lowcountry, as rain chances will remain with us for much of the next seven days. This will be some much needed rain, though, as we are running a little behind for the year thus far.

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One last dry day before rain returns

/ February 26, 2019 at 8:12 AM
Forecast for Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from the National Weather Service.

Today, we’ll enjoy one more dry day with a bit more warm air before rain chances re-enter the weather picture overnight into Wednesday.

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After a brief break, back to unsettled weather

/ February 25, 2019 at 8:36 AM
Forecast for Monday, February 5, 2019. Source: National Weather Service

Welcome to a very refreshing Monday morning as we start the day in the low 40s with plentiful dry air, which will make for a very nice and sunny day in the Lowcountry. Enjoy today and tomorrow as we head back into unsettled territory to bring in March.

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