Severe weather is a frequent occurrence in the South Carolina LowCountry. This archive does not include localized severe weather events (e.g. general summertime thunderstorms with limited impact range). This list includes dates where a slight risk of severe thunderstorms or greater was issued for the LowCountry. Exceptions are made where widespread severe weather occurred without a risk category from the SPC, a signifigant severe weather event occured, or the categorical risk issued by the SPC was not verified by severe weather reports.

Data is taken from various sources, including the Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service, and Iowa Mesonet. Reports are often unofficial and/or preliminary.

Date SPC Category Hazard Type Watch? Where? All Locations: All counties had risk of storms or reports of damage
06/27/2020 Marginal Wind No Allendale/Dorchester/Berkeley
05/22/2020 Slight Wind/Hail No Allendale/Hampton/Jasper
05/20/2020 Marginal Tor No Charleston
04/13/2020 Enhanced Sig Tor Yes All Locations
03/31/2020 Slight Tor Yes All Locations
02/06/2020 Enhanced Tor Yes All Locations
12/17/2019 Slight Wind No Beaufort/Jasper
10/31/2019 Slight Wind Yes Allendale
08/14/2019 Marginal Wind No Beaufort/Colleton/Charleston/Dorchester/Berkeley/Jasper
07/04/2019 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Jasper
07/03/2019 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Dorchester
06/22/2019 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
06/20/2019 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
06/05/2019 Slight Wind No Jasper/Colleton/Hampton
06/04/2019 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
05/12/2019 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
04/19/2019 Moderate Tor/Wind Yes All Locations
03/03/2019 Slight Tor Yes All Locations
10/10/2018 Enhanced Tor Yes All Locations
08/09/2018 General Wind No Allendale/Colleton/Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester
08/06/2018 General Wind No Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Colleton/Dorchester
06/25/2018 Slight Wind No All Locations
06/24/2018 Marginal Wind No All Locations
06/02/2018 Marginal Wind No All Locations
04/15/2018 Enhanced Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
03/20/2018 Enhanced Tor/Hail Yes All Locations
10/23/2017 Slight Tor Yes All Locations
09/11/2017 Slight Tor Yes All Locations
09/01/2017 Slight Tor No Jasper/Colleton/Charleston/Dorchester
07/19/2017 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Charleston
07/08/2017 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Jasper/Hampton/Colleton
05/04/2017 Slight Tor No All Locations
04/05/2017 High Tor/Wind/Hail Yes (PDS) TorWatch&High Risk: Allendale Severe Weather: All Locations
04/03/2017 Enhanced Tor/Wind Yes All Locations
03/21/2017 Marginal Wind Yes Watch:Allendale/Hampton/Colleton/Dorchester (Jasper/Berkeley/Charleston)
01/22/2017 Moderate Tor Yes (PDS) All Locations (No Severe Weather Reported-Moderate is signifigant risk)
01/21/2017 Enhanced Tor Yes Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Beaufort/Colleton/Dorchester
08/18/2016 General Wind No Dorchester/Colleton/Berkeley
07/20/2016 Marginal Wind No Colleton/Jasper/Beaufort
07/19/2016 Marginal Wind No Colleton/Jasper/Dorchester
07/09/2016 Marginal Wind/Hail No All Locations
07/08/2016 Marginal Wind No All Locations
07/06/2016 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
06/17/2016 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
05/03/2016 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
09/24/2015 General Tor No Charleston (Johns Island/West Asheley Tornado)
09/10/2015 General Wind No Colleton/Berkeley/Charleston
08/22/2015 Marginal Wind No Beaufort/Jasper/Hampton/Allendale/Colleton
08/06/2015 Slight Wind No Allendale/Hampton/Colleton/Dorchester/Charleston/Berkeley
07/23/2015 Marginal Wind No All Locations
07/19/2015 General Wind No All Locations
07/13/2015 Marginal Wind No All Locations
07/03/2015 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
07/02/2015 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
06/30/2015 Slight Wind/Hail Yes Watch:Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Beaufort (All Locations)
06/22/2015 Marginal Wind No All Locations
06/09/2015 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester/Colleton/Beaufort
04/19/2015 Slight Tor Yes Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Beaufort/Colleton/Dorchester
07/15/2014 General Wind No All Locations
05/23/2014 Slight Hail No Berkeley/Charleston
01/11/2014 Slight Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
07/17/2013 Marginal Wind No All Locations
06/27/2013 Slight Wind No Charleston/Berkeley/Dorchester/Allendale
06/10/2013 Slight Wind/Tor No All Locations
06/04/2013 Marginal Tor No Allendale/Dorchester
04/19/2013 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
03/18/2013 Slight Wind Yes Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Beaufort
01/30/2013 Enhanced Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
12/17/2012 Slight Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
08/17/2012 Slight Wind No All Locations
08/02/2012 Slight Hail/Wind Yes Watch:Allendale/Hampton/Jasper/Beaufort/Colleton (All Locations)
07/29/2012 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
07/10/2012 Slight Wind No All Locations
07/01/2012 Enhanced Sig Wind/Hail Yes All Locations
06/11/2012 Marginal Wind/Tor No Jasper/Beaufort/Hampton/Colleton
05/22/2012 Slight Wind/Hail Yes Berkeley/Dorchester/Charleston/Colleton
02/24/2012 Moderate Tor Yes All Locations
10/13/2011 Marginal Wind No Hampton/Colleton/Dorchester/Berkeley
09/27/2011 Marginal Wind No All Locations
08/22/2011 Slight Wind No All Locations
08/14/2011 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
08/13/2011 Marginal Wind No Allendale/Colleton/Beaufort/Jasper/Hampton
08/09/2011 Slight Wind No All Locations
06/23/2011 Slight Wind/Hail Yes Watch: Berkeley/Dorchester/Colleton/Hampton/Allendale (All Locations)
06/18/2011 Enhanced Wind Yes Watch: All Locations Damage: Allendale/Hampton/Colleton/Jasper/Beaufort
06/15/2011 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
05/27/2011 Slight Wind/Hail No All Locations
05/10/2011 Enhanced Sig Hail Yes Berkeley/Dorchester/Charleston
04/16/2011 Moderate Tor Yes (PDS) Watch: All Locations Damage: Berkeley
04/09/2011 Enhanced Hail Yes Watch: All Locations Damage: Berkeley
04/04/2011 Slight Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
03/27/2011 Enhanced Hail Yes Watch: All Locations Damage: Beaufort/Jasper
10/25/2010 Slight Hail Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Allendale/Colleton/Charleston/Beaufort
08/06/2010 Enhanced Wind Yes All Locations
07/27/2010 Slight Wind No All Locations
07/26/2010 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
07/12/2010 Slight Wind Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Allendale/Colleton/Dorchester/Jasper
06/15/2010 Marginal Wind No Dorchester/Colleton/Hampton/Beaufort
05/23/2010 Marginal WInd/Hail No All Locations
07/29/2009 Marginal Tor No Charleston/Dorchester/Beaufort(Tor)
06/27/2009 Slight Tor/Wind Yes Berkeley/Charleston/Colleton/Dorchester +(Watch:Allendale/Hampton)
06/16/2009 Slight Wind No All Locations
06/12/2009 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
06/11/2009 Marginal Wind/Hail Yes Watch:Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester/Colleton (All Locations)
05/10/2009 Slight Wind/Hail No Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester/Colleton
10/09/2008 Slight Wind Yes Watch: All Locations (Beaufort/Hampton/Colleton/Berkeley)
08/07/2008 Slight Wind No All Locations
06/21/2008 Slight Tor/Wind No Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester
06/20/2008 Slight Wind Yes Watch:Charleston/Colleton/Dorchester/Berkeley (All Locations)
05/20/2008 Enhanced Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
05/11/2008 Moderate Tor/Wind Yes Watch: All Locations (Hampton/Charleston)
05/10/2008 Enhanced Tor/Sig Hail Yes Watch: All Locations (Berkeley/Dorchester/Charleston)
03/15/2008 High Sig Tor/Wind Yes (PDS) All Locations (High Risk:Allendale/Colleton/Dorchester/Berkeley)
07/11/07 Slight Wind Yes All Locations
06/19/2007 Marginal Wind No Berkeley/Colleton (Isolated event, however, wind gust to 90mph occured)
06/13/2007 Enhanced Hail Yes All Locations
06/12/2007 Enhanced Hail No All Locations
04/15/2007 Enhanced Tor Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Colleton/Dorchester/Berkeley/Charleston
02/13/2007 Slight Tor Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Allendale
11/15/2006 Moderate Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
08/04/2006 Slight Wind No Charleston/Berkeley/Colleton/Beaufort
07/29/2006 Slight Wind No Berkeley/Charleston/Beaufort/Hampton/Jasper
07/28/2006 Marginal Wind/Hail No All Locations
07/15/2006 Slight Wind No Berkeley/Charleston/Dorchester
06/13/2006 Slight Tor Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Berkeley/Beaufort/Colleton/Hampton/Charleston
05/27/2006 Slight Wind/Tor No All Locations
5/20/2006 Enhanced Tor Yes Watch: All Locations (Berkeley)
05/14/2006 Enhanced Tor Yes All Locations
05/07/2006 Enhanced Tor/Wind Yes All Locations
04/26/2006 Enhanced Wind/Tor Yes All Locations
04/08/2006 Enhanced Hail/Tor Yes All Locations
01/02/2006 Moderate Hail/Tor Yes Watch: All Locations Reports: Beaufort/Charleston/Colleton/Jasper