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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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2018, reviewed: A relatively quiet severe weather year

/ January 2, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Severe weather warning counts since 1986 for the NWS Charleston, SC county warning and forecast area. Storm-based warnings for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms began in October 2007, replacing warnings issued for whole counties.
Source: Iowa Environmental Mesonet

2018 was highly irregular in one fairly beneficial way: There was an overall lack of severe weather (at least as far as tornadoes, straight-line damaging winds, and hail go) during the year.

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