Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
312 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

GAZ137-138-140-231945-
INLAND MCINTOSH GA-LONG GA-INLAND LIBERTY GA-
312 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LIBERTY...LONG AND
MCINTOSH COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 312 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM FORT STEWART TO NEAR
MCINTOSH...AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH.

  IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
HINESVILLE...FORT STEWART...MCINTOSH...WALTHOURVILLE...RICEBORO...
FLEMINGTON...ALLENHURST AND GUMBRANCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3176 8177 3196 8168 3184 8136 3183 8135
      3183 8134 3182 8134 3182 8135 3181 8135
      3163 8142
TIME...MOT...LOC 1912Z 029DEG 15KT 3190 8163 3185 8145

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