Category Archives: Weather

King Tides in the Charleston Area May 15-18

A King Tide is a non-scientific term used to describe high tides that are higher than normal. They usually occur during a full or new moon or during specific seasons throughout the year. They can cause flooding of low-lying areas … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Weather | Leave a comment

Hurricane Preparedness Week May 1-7

It’s that time of year; time to start preparing for hurricane season. While hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until June 1, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is encouraging everyone to get ready now. Some things you can do now … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Leave a comment

Find Out About Emergencies

Tired of sitting in traffic when you are on your way home or leaving Seabrook Island?  There are only two ways off the island, so when there is an accident, trees down, or other obstruction on one of the roads, … Continue reading

Posted in Traffic, Twitter, Weather | Leave a comment

CodeRED Communication System

The recent weather events have heightened our awareness of the necessity of listening to and watching local weather stations when threatening weather occurs. Another good source of information is CodeRED since you can still receive warnings on your cell phone … Continue reading

Posted in Town of SBI, Weather | Leave a comment

Spring is Here!

Do you have a favorite season? For 33% of Americans, it begins today, Sunday, March 20 as we welcome spring!  Signs of spring abound as the natural world revives and reinvigorates after the cooler winter months. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Weather | Leave a comment

Stay Safe During a Tornado

While most tornadoes occur in the spring and summer, the tornadoes that struck Kentucky in December 2021 are evidence that a tornado can occur anywhere and anytime. Knowing what to do when you see a tornado or hear a tornado … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Leave a comment

Gardening In The Lowcountry

Tired of the cold weather? Itching to get out in your garden? Anthony Keinath, professor of plant pathology at the Clemson Coastal Research & Education Center in Charleston, wrote an interesting article in The Post & Courier about gardening in … Continue reading

Posted in In the News, Nature, Weather | Leave a comment

Reporting An Electrical Outage

Do you know how to report an electrical outage? Power outages can occur during an ice storm, wind event, or even on a beautiful sunny day. The attached poster from Berkeley Electric gives you the information you will need. Click … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Leave a comment

Town Hall Closing at 2:00 pm Today

Due to the threat of icy conditions later today, Seabrook Island Town Hall will close at 2:00 pm this afternoon, January 21, 2022.  -Submitted by Joe Cronin, Town Administrator

Posted in Town of SBI, Weather | Leave a comment

Freezing weather on Friday, January 21

A winter storm watch has been issued for the Charleston tri-county area. Rain turning to ice on Friday, January 21, 2022 can result in icy roads and potential power outages. You may want to cover your plants, especially the fragile … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Leave a comment

Shortest Day of the Year – Dec 21

Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 21 is the Winter Solstice when the Northern Hemisphere will have only 8 hours and 46 minutes of daylight. This marks the first day of winter. It is a short day, but the good news is that the … Continue reading

Posted in History, Weather | Leave a comment

King Tides in the Charleston Area Dec 3-7

A King Tide is a non-scientific term used to describe high tides that are higher than normal. They usually occur during a full or new moon or during specific seasons throughout the year. They can cause flooding of low-lying areas … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Weather | Leave a comment