NWS Charleston – A strong low pressure system will advance across the region, bringing a threat of severe thunderstorms across southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina, including the nearby coastal waters Thursday afternoon and evening. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted the region in a “Slight Risk” of severe weather Thursday, with the greatest risk anticipated along and east of the I-95 corridor.
NWS Severe Weather Forecast:
▪ Damaging Winds: Wind gusts in excess of 58 mph could damage trees and
power lines and result in scattered power outages.
▪ Tornadoes/Waterspouts: A few, brief tornadoes/waterspouts could produce
structural damage, mainly along and east of I-95, especially in southeast South
Carolina and the nearby coastal waters.
▪ Localized Heavy Rainfall: Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches could produce
minor flooding of low-lying and poor drainage areas, but the risk will remain
limited given the fast movement of thunderstorms passing the area.
Bulloch Severe Weather alert: Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening, with the highest threat along and east of Interstate 95. The primary hazards are damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. Thursday, October 28, 2021 forecast: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. High near 71. Light east wind becoming southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday Night, October 28, 2021 forecast: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Low around 55. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.