316  
ACUS72 KCHS 171341  
PSHCHS  
 
POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE DORIAN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
938 AM EDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
NOTE: THE DATA SHOWN HERE ARE PRELIMINARY....AND SUBJECT TO UPDATES  
AND CORRECTIONS AS APPROPRIATE.  
 
THIS REPORT INCLUDES EVENTS OCCURRING WHEN WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS  
WERE IN EFFECT...OR WHEN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH DORIAN  
OR ITS REMNANTS WAS AFFECTING THE AREA.  
 
COUNTIES INCLUDED...BEAUFORT...BERKELEY...BRYAN...CHARLESTON...  
CHATHAM...COLLETON...DORCHESTER...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...LIBERTY...  
MCINTOSH...  
 
SEP 17...UPDATED FOR...WATER LEVEL AND STORM EFFECTS SECTIONS  
 
A. LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE/MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AND PEAK GUSTS  
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METAR OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IS 10 METERS AND WIND AVERAGING IS 2 MINUTES  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (KT) (UTC) (KT) (UTC)  
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KCHS-CHARLESTON INTL AIRPORT  
32.90 -80.04 993.2 05/1456 350/045 05/1549 340/060 05/1548  
 
KSAV-SAVANNAH INTL AIRPORT  
32.14 -81.20 1001.0 05/0853 010/025 04/2329 010/039 04/2335  
 
KNBC-BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION  
32.49 -80.70 998.6 05/0956 310/023 05/2056 I 300/039 05/2156 I  
 
KSVN-HUNTER ARMY AIR FIELD  
32.01 -81.13 999.7 05/0826 300/025 05/1220 310/039 04/1029  
 
KLHW-FORT STEWART  
31.89 -81.56 1003.0 05/0725 020/022 04/1506 310/035 05/1832  
 
KLRO-MOUNT PLEASANT REGIONAL AIRPORT  
32.90 -79.78 988.8 05/1515 330/031 05/1655 330/051 05/1655  
 
KHXD-HILTON HEAD AIRPORT  
32.23 -80.69 996.3 05/0855 010/046 05/0535 010/058 05/0535  
 
KARW-BEAUFORT COUNTY AIRPORT  
32.41 -80.63 1001.0 05/0615 I 020/035 05/0615 I 020/045 05/0615 I  
 
KDYB-SUMMERVILLE  
33.06 -80.28 1001.7 05/0855 I 030/022 05/0855 I 030/038 05/0855 I  
 
KMKS-MONCKS CORNER  
33.19 -80.04 1000.3 05/0955 I 030/030 05/0915 I 030/044 05/0915 I  
 
KRBW-LOWCOUNTRY REGIONAL AIRPORT  
32.93 -80.64 1001.0 05/1215 340/022 05/1455 360/035 05/1315  
 
REMARKS:  
 
NON-METAR OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN  
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (KT) (UTC) (KT) (UTC)  
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KCXM-DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON  
32.78 -79.93 984.4 05/1540 020/037 05/0840 010/049 05/0810  
10/10  
 
ABRS1-ACE BASIN RAWS  
32.66 -80.40 I 340/027 05/1255 360/052 05/1055  
 
SAXG1-SAPELO ISLAND RESERVE  
31.42 -81.30 1001.1 05/0700 010/033 04/1845 070/048 04/0945  
 
XIOP-ISLE OF PALMS  
32.78 -79.79 986.2 05/1511 050/036 05/0441 050/053 05/0441  
09/05  
 
XFOL-FOLLY BEACH PIER  
32.65 -79.94 987.9 05/1327 030/042 05/0417 030/059 05/0417  
13/05  
 
XBUF-BEAUFORT  
32.35 -80.59 993.1 05/0902 360/030 05/0902 350/053 05/1342  
10/05  
 
XTYB-TYBEE ISLAND NORTH  
32.03 -80.84 993.5 05/0804 360/033 05/0539 360/052 05/0539  
10/05  
 
XTYE-TYBEE ISLAND SOUTH  
31.99 -80.84 995.1 05/0812 320/036 05/1247 320/048 05/1247  
09/05  
 
XCHA-CHARLESTON/BATTERY POINT  
32.76 -79.95 986.4 05/1528 330/044 05/1548 330/058 05/1548  
10/05  
 
XSUL-SULLIVANS ISLAND  
32.77 -79.82 985.0 05/1513 350/034 05/1548 350/057 05/1523  
13/05  
 
B. MARINE OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN  
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (KT) (UTC) (KT) (UTC)  
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FBIS1-FOLLY BEACH C-MAN-SC  
32.69 -79.89 988.5 05/1400 030/043 05/0510 340/058 05/1355  
10/02  
 
41004-NDBC EDISTO BUOY  
32.50 -79.09 959.2 05/1600 300/064 05/1810 340/086 05/1810  
04/08  
 
41008-NDBC GRAYS REEF BUOY  
31.40 -80.87 994.1 05/0550 010/045 04/2350 010/058 05/0150  
05/08  
 
41033-CARO COOPS FRIPP NEARSHORE BUOY-FRP2  
32.28 -80.41 992.0 05/1008 360/053 05/1208 360/080 05/1208  
03/08  
 
41029-CARO COOPS CAPERS NEARSHORE BUOY-CAP2  
32.81 -79.63 983.7 05/1553 090/049 05/1523 060/080 05/1653  
03/08  
 
FPKG1-FORT PULASKI NOS TIDE GAGE-GA  
32.03 -80.90 998.1 05/0800 010/038 05/0542 010/050 05/0542  
07/02  
 
CHTS1-CHARLESTON NOS TIDE GAGE-SC  
32.78 -79.93 990.0 05/1506 022/036 05/0342 360/051 05/0918  
09/02  
 
XSUM-FT. SUMTER/CHARLESTON HARBOR  
32.75 -79.87 985.3 05/1516 350/054 05/1606 350/070 05/1606  
12/05  
 
XCLB-CALIBOGUE SOUND  
32.11 -80.83 994.3 05/0755 350/035 05/0615 350/051 05/0635  
06/05  
 
XSHF-SHUTES FOLLY  
32.77 -79.91 986.0 05/1528 350/053 05/1538 350/070 05/1628  
13/05  
 
REMARKS:  
 
C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM 0000 UTC SEP 6 UNTIL 0000 UTC SEP 6  
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CITY/TOWN COUNTY ID RAINFALL  
LAT LON (IN)  
DEG DECIMAL  
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7 NE MCCLELLANVILLE CHARLESTON SRES1 11.79  
33.15 -79.36  
 
MCCLELLANVILLE CHARLESTON SC-CR-10 10.70  
33.08 -79.46  
 
1 ESE MCCLELLANVILLE CHARLESTON SC-CR-33 10.12  
33.08 -79.46  
 
4 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-158 10.12  
32.87 -79.82  
 
8 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-146 9.95  
32.90 -79.75  
 
7 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-112 9.75  
32.90 -79.79  
 
2 NNW CHARITY BERKELEY 9.54  
33.03 -79.86  
 
6 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-69 9.37  
32.90 -79.80  
 
MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON MWPS1 9.23  
32.80 -79.90  
 
3 SW MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-159 8.89  
32.79 -79.89  
 
2 N MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-144 8.81  
32.85 -79.87  
 
WAMBAW RAWS CHARLESTON WMBS1 8.79  
32.97 -79.67  
 
5 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-132 8.76  
32.88 -79.82  
 
2 NNW MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-131 8.44  
32.85 -79.87  
 
1 SW SOUTH WINDERMERE CHARLESTON 8.25  
32.77 -79.99  
 
3 NNE HUGER BERKELEY HUGS1 7.99  
33.13 -79.78  
 
2 SW MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-180 7.91  
32.80 -79.88  
 
MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-148 7.90  
32.82 -79.86  
 
4 NE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-26 7.89  
32.86 -79.81  
 
NWS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON SC-CR-49 7.75  
32.89 -80.03  
 
5 SSE CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-13 7.69  
32.73 -79.96  
 
5 SSE CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-175 7.67  
32.72 -79.97  
 
1 N HANAHAN BERKELEY SC-BK-8 7.65  
32.95 -80.01  
 
RATHALL CREEK CHARLESTON RHCS1 7.40  
32.86 -79.88  
 
2 S MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-94 7.15  
32.79 -79.86  
 
3 NW NORTH CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-34 7.07  
32.93 -80.07  
 
5 NNE MOUNT PLEASANT CHARLESTON SC-CR-113 6.89  
32.88 -79.83  
 
3 W CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-178 6.71  
32.79 -80.04  
 
CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-138 6.65  
32.78 -79.99  
 
4 ESE NORTH CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-57 6.21  
32.88 -79.99  
 
5 ESE CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-96 6.18  
32.74 -79.92  
 
3 ESE NORTH CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-78 6.13  
32.89 -79.99  
 
3 WNW NORTH CHARLESTON DORCHESTER SC-DC-3 6.09  
32.93 -80.08  
 
JAMESTOWN BERKELEY JAMS1 6.00  
33.28 -79.70  
 
5 WNW CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-97 5.92  
32.81 -80.07  
 
DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON CHARLESTON CHLS1 5.91  
32.78 -79.92  
 
2 NE JOHNS ISLAND CHARLESTON SC-CR-74 5.81  
32.72 -80.01  
 
5 WNW CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-22 5.74  
32.81 -80.08  
 
WITHERBEE RAWS BERKELEY WTHS1 5.65  
33.16 -79.83  
 
4 N NORTH CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-30 5.64  
32.96 -80.06  
 
3 NW CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-157 5.62  
32.82 -80.03  
 
1 NNW GOOSE CREEK BERKELEY SC-BK-57 5.61  
33.00 -80.00  
 
CHURCH CREEK CHARLESTON BEES1 5.38  
32.83 -80.07  
 
6 WNW CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-151 5.33  
32.83 -80.09  
 
4 SSE NORTH CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-142 5.12  
32.85 -80.03  
 
9 S MONCKS CORNER BERKELEY SC-BK-55 4.99  
33.07 -79.97  
 
3 N EDISTO BEACH CHARLESTON SC-CR-153 4.66  
32.53 -80.31  
 
6 SSE SUMMERVILLE DORCHESTER SC-DC-55 3.85  
32.93 -80.13  
 
SUMMERVILLE DORCHESTER SC-DC-33 3.43  
33.00 -80.17  
 
3 E SUMMERVILLE CHARLESTON SC-CR-149 3.40  
33.00 -80.13  
 
2 N SUMMERVILLE DORCHESTER SC-DC-41 3.38  
33.03 -80.17  
 
4 W NORTH CHARLESTON DORCHESTER SC-DC-57 3.36  
32.91 -80.12  
 
5 NNW EDISTO BEACH CHARLESTON SC-CR-155 3.32  
32.56 -80.37  
 
LINCOLNVILLE DORCHESTER SC-DC-54 3.32  
33.00 -80.15  
 
ST. STEPHEN BERKELEY SC-BK-59 3.25  
33.41 -79.92  
 
5 SSE CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC-CR-60 3.24  
32.72 -79.95  
 
6 WSW HOLLYWOOD CHARLESTON SC-CR-162 3.20  
32.72 -80.30  
 
1 SSW SUMMERVILLE DORCHESTER SC-DC-36 3.15  
32.99 -80.18  
 
4 N MONCKS CORNER BERKELEY MKCS1 3.03  
33.24 -79.99  
 
D. INLAND FLOODING...  
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BERKELEY...SIGNIFICANT EROSION REPORTED UNDER THE BRIDGE ON OLD BACK  
RIVER ROAD WHERE IT CROSSES FOSTER CREEK. THE ROAD WAS DEEMED UNSAFE  
FOR TRAVEL DUE TO FLOOD INDUCED EROSION MAKING THE ROADWAY UNSTABLE.  
 
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E. MAXIMUM OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (WL)...  
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ID CITY/TOWN COUNTY STATE WL DATUM DATE/ SOURCE  
OR LOCATION (FT) TIME  
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CHTS1 CHARLESTON CHARLESTON SC 1.75 MHHW 05/0536 NOS  
32.7808 -79.9236  
 
FPKG1 FORT PULASKI CHATHAM GA 2.05 MHHW 04/1742 NOS  
32.0367 -80.9017  
 
REMARKS: THE PEAK SURGE AT CHTS1 WAS 3.52 FEET AT 05/0942 UTC AND  
THE PEAK SURGE AT FPKG1 WAS 4.02 FEET AT 04/2154 UTC.  
 
F. TORNADOES...  
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(DIST)CITY/TOWN COUNTY DATE/ EF SCALE  
LAT LON (DEG DECIMAL) TIME(UTC) (IF KNOWN)  
DESCRIPTION  
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G. STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY...  
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COUNTY DEATHS INJURIES EVACUATIONS  
DESCRIPTION  
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BERKELEY 0 0 0  
 
SOME TREES AND POWERLINES FELL DUE TO STRONG WINDS RESULTING IN  
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. SIGNIFICANT EROSION REPORTED  
UNDER THE BRIDGE ON OLD BACK RIVER ROAD AT FOSTER CREEK.  
 
MCINTOSH 0 0 0  
 
FOUR TREES WERE REPORTED DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY, ONE OF WHICH WAS  
BLOCKING A ROAD.  
 
LONG 0 0 0  
 
MULTIPLE TREES FELL ACROSS THE COUNTY.  
 
CHATHAM 0 0 0  
 
SOME TREES AND POWERLINES FELL DUE TO STRONG WINDS RESULTING IN  
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
BEAUFORT 0 0 0  
 
SOME TREES FELL DUE TO STRONG WINDS RESULTING IN ISOLATED TO  
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. SOME UNMOORED BOATS WASHED ASHORE ALONG SEA  
ISLAND PARKWAY.  
 
CHARLESTON 0 2 0  
 
NUMEROUS TREES AND POWERLINES FELL DUE TO STRONG WINDS GUSTING TO  
HURRICANE FORCE NEAR THE COAST RESULTING IN SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD  
POWER OUTAGES, SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND ROAD CLOSURES AND 2  
INJURIES (1 IN MT PLEASANT AND 1 IN WEST ASHLEY). NUMEROUS ROADS  
WERE CLOSED IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DUE TO FRESHWATER AND SALTWATER  
FLOODING.  
 
EFFINGHAM 0 0 0  
 
STRONG WINDS CAUSED A TREE TO FALL ON I-16W AT EXIT 148.  
 
JASPER 0 0 0  
 
STRONG WINDS RESULTED IN A FEW DOWNED TREES.  
 
DORCHESTER 0 0 0  
 
SOME TREES AND POWERLINES FELL DUE TO STRONG WINDS RESULTING IN  
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES, SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND SOME  
ROAD CLOSURES.  
 
COLLETON 0 0 0  
 
STRONG WINDS RESULTED IN A FEW DOWNED TREES.  
 

 
 
LEGEND:  
I-INCOMPLETE DATA  
E-ESTIMATED  
 
NWS CHARLESTON  
 
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