Mar 22 – Free Workshop: “Weathering the Storm”

Mar 22 – Free Workshop: “Weathering the Storm”

The SC State Climatology Office in collaboration with the Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA) and the SC Water Resources Center is hosting a one-day education workshop in Charleston, SC.

The workshop, “Weathering the Storm: Impacts of Extremes on South Carolina’s Natural and Built Environment“, will cover topics such as recent extreme events, flood risks, dam safety, surface water modeling, and wildfire risks and impacts.


  • Hurricanes, Drought, Rain Bombs, and More
    • An overview of recent extreme events affecting South Carolina
    • Hope Mizzell, SC State Climatologist
  • Swamped Coast
    • Planning for extreme weather and sea level rise
    • Sarah Watson, CISA/SC Sea Grant Coastal Climate and Resilience Specialist
  • How Flashy is Your Flood Risk? 
    • Understanding roles and responsibilities and the National Flood Insurance Program
    • Maria Cox Lamm, SC Flood Mitigation Program Coordinator
  • After the Flood
    • Revitalization of the SC Dam Safety Program
    • Jill Stewart, SC Dam Safety Director
  • From Too Much Water to Not Enough
    • South Carolina Water Planning….Planning for Which Drought?
    • Alex Pellett, SC Department of Natural Resources Hydrologist
  • Catching Fire
    • Wildfire risks, impacts, and management
    • Darryl Jones, SC Forest Protection Chief

Registration is FREE but required. Lunch will be provided.


This workshop is the last of the South Carolina Climate Connections Workshop Series. For more information about the workshop series visit:

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