Welcome to CSRA Weather and Air Quality. These weather stations are located on Trolley Line Road in Graniteville, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA.
Graniteville is located in the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area within the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) Region. The CSRA Region is comprised of 14 counties located in East Central Georgia and 7 counties located in the Western Piedmont of South Carolina, within the USA Southeast Region.
WEATHER NEWS AND BLOG
21 JUNE 2022 - THE SCORCHING SUMMER SOLSTICE - Since 29MAY2022, this station (NWS COOP Station GRANITEVILLE 1.2 NE) has received 0.03 inches liquid precipitation, which is -5.40 inches below normal. Year-to date rainfall is 18.75 inches, which is -6.87 inches below normal. Diurnal maximum and minimum temperature records were broken at the station on 11JUN, 12JUN, 13JUN, 14JUN, 16JUN and 17JUN2022, this past week. Local conditions at this station have become MODERATELY DRY. The color of my lawns have change from light green to light brown patches. Irrigating has made me best friends with my water utility. This station has observed thunderstorms in the vicinity with only a TRACE rainfall measured on the morning of 17JUN2022. Please join me in praying for rain!
28 JUNE 2022 - A big "shout-out" to Messrs. Doug Anderson OPL, Leonard Vaughn and Summer Intern Meteorologists from The National Weather Service, Weather Forecast Office at Columbia, South Carolina (WFO KCAE) for installation of the "old-school" Pan Water Evaporation Instrumentation at my NWS COOP Station (GRANITEVILLE 1.2 NE) earlier today. Starting Thursday morning at 0700 Observation time, I will be measuring and recording Evaporation, Wind Run from Totalizing Anemometer and Water Temperature. Thank You for the honor in serving as a National Weather Service Cooperative Observer!
28 - 29 JUNE 2022 - Due to a cold frontal system that has become stationary, this station has received some well needed rainfall. As of 2100 hours ZULU (1700 hours EDT), a storm total rainfall of 1.49 inches has been recorded, which is -3.94 inches below normal for the month. LOCAL CONDITIONS have slightly rebounded to MILDLY DRY.
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