Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

SCZ020-026>028-282315-
Lexington-Newberry-Richland-Saluda-
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTH CENTRAL NEWBERRY...
NORTHWESTERN LEXINGTON...EAST CENTRAL SALUDA AND NORTHWESTERN
RICHLAND COUNTIES...

At 630 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 9 miles south of
Prosperity, or 11 miles north of Batesburg, moving east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with this storm.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

If you are on or near Lake Murray, get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to
10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

LAT...LON 3397 8164 3408 8165 3418 8122 3398 8113
TIME...MOT...LOC 2230Z 269DEG 25KT 3407 8155

$$

WRS


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