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WEEKLY SOUTH CAROLINA WEATHER 2012

November 5 - November 11, 2012

WEATHER SUMMARY:

Sunny, seasonal weather was observed on Monday. Summerville and Orangeburg reported 65 degrees for a high temperature. A boundary of light rain edged into the Upstate on Tuesday morning just ahead of falling temperatures. At noon, Anderson, Columbia and Charleston reported 51 degrees. Wednesday began cloudy and cold with more light rain for the upper Savannah basin. Rock Hill and Lugoff noted a freezing 32 degrees. On Thursday morning, Keowee Dam had received a 24-hour rainfall of 0.21 inches. Laurens, Darlington, Marion and Conway noted a Thursday morning minimum temperature of 30 degrees. Sunny, clear conditions helped the Charleston AP rebound to an afternoon high temperature of 65 degrees. The Friday sunrise temperature at Summerville was a frosty 31 degrees. Sunny weather settled in for the weekend with afternoon temperatures warming into the 70's. Johnston and Hartsville reached 75 degrees on Saturday. Bishopville and Allendale recorded 76 degrees on Sunday. The state average temperature for the period was five degrees below normal.

The highest official temperature reported was 80 degrees at Pinopolis on November 11. The lowest official temperature reported was 20 degrees at Cedar Creek on November 8. The heaviest official 24-hour rainfall reported was 0.29 inches at Greenwood AP ending at 7:00 a.m. on November 8. The state average rainfall for the period was 0.1 inches.

PRECIPITATION:

                                Precipitation                
                           Weekly   Jan 1   Departure     
                            Total    Total    from Avg       
         Greer AP            0.10    32.28     -8.3
      Anderson AP            0.31    33.92     -3.9
      Columbia Metro AP      0.00    37.82     -1.8
    Orangeburg AP            0.05    36.85     -4.7
 Charlotte, NC AP            0.00    29.20     -7.1
   Augusta, GA Bush AP       0.05    30.36     -8.0
      Florence AP            0.00    35.88     -2.3
N Myrtle Beach AP            0.07    33.54    -13.1
    Charleston AP            0.01    38.65     -7.8
  Savannah, GA AP            0.12    37.94     -5.6
        
Weekly rainfall totals ending midnight Sunday.  

SOIL:

4-inch depth soil temperature: Columbia 63 degrees, Charleston 62 degrees.

RIVERS AND SURF:

South Carolina river stages were below normal. Ocean water temperatures at Springmaid Pier Myrtle Beach were reported at 62 degrees.

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