Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
339 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

SCZ045-050-052-202015-
CHARLESTON SC-TIDAL BERKELEY SC-INLAND BERKELEY SC-TIDAL BERKELEY SC-
339 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CHARLESTON AND
BERKELEY COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

AT 338 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
GOOSE CREEK...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... GOOSE CREEK...HANAHAN...NAVAL WEAPONS
STATION CHARLESTON... LADSON...CHARLESTON AIRPORT AND CROWFIELD
PLANTATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. DO NOT DRIVE
YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

&&

LAT...LON 3288 8009 3290 8009 3293 8008 3294 8010
      3305 8011 3316 7970 3297 7966
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 259DEG 23KT 3298 8001

$$

JAQ



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