Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
438 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SCZ023-032-039-052130-
FLORENCE-WILLIAMSBURG-DARLINGTON-
438 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT FLORENCE...WESTERN
DARLINGTON AND WILLIAMSBURG COUNTIES...

AT 437 PM EDT...SEVERAL STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE JUST WEST OF
DARLINGTON AND FLORENCE COUNTIES...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FLORENCE...HARTSVILLE...LAKE CITY...KINGSTREE...TIMMONSVILLE...
JOHNSONVILLE...PAMPLICO...LAMAR...HEMINGWAY...POSTON...KINGSBURG...GOURDIN...
SARDIS...HEBRON...EARLE...NEW HOPE...TRIO...HENRY...SALTERS AND EFFINGHAM.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 125 AND 141.
 INTERSTATE 95 IN SOUTH CAROLINA NEAR MILE MARKER 146...AND BETWEEN
MILE MARKERS 148 AND 161.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 3444 8014 3381 7932 3332 7970 3333 7975
      3350 7996 3350 8010 3372 7998 3377 8000
      3382 7991 3388 7988 3389 7994 3394 7997
      3400 7990 3415 8015 3423 8011 3436 8018
      3433 8024 3437 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 2037Z 291DEG 27KT 3386 7986
$$

JDW


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