Tag: winter weather

Hard freeze tonight, chilly weekend ahead

/ December 25, 2020 at 3:25 PM

Get ready for a hard freeze tonight as temperatures plummet into the low-to-mid-20s pretty much everywhere inland of the immediate coast, where temperatures will still likely reach freezing. While winds will die down a little, there will still be enough to send wind chills into the upper teens for Saturday morning. Protect plants, pets, pipes, and people tonight.

Saturday will be another day where temperatures struggle into the mid-40s despite full sunshine. After another freeze Sunday morning, temperatures will begin to moderate, topping out in the mid-50s in the afternoon with plenty of sunshine to continue.

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Regarding rumors of snow on Tuesday night

/ January 26, 2019 at 4:45 PM
GEFS probability for snow through February 3. “So you’re saying there’s a chance.”
Source: NWS Environmental Modeling Center

I’ve received a few questions around the potential for snow on Tuesday night based on the output from a prominent weather app which will remain unnamed. Long story short: I wouldn’t bet on it.

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2018, reviewed: The January Winter Storm

/ January 1, 2019 at 5:02 PM
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Let’s be honest: If it snows like this in Charleston, it’ll top the year’s weather events.

To say 2018 was an interesting (and at times baffling) year in weather in Charleston is really selling it short. It just about had it all: Snow, tropical threats, frigid cold, sweltering heat, rainfall, and (of course!) flooding.

Over the next few days, I’ll be looking back at 2018’s key weather events and trends. Today, we start with the most epic weather event of 2018: The January 3rd winter storm.

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