Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
416 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

SCZ015-192100-
LANCASTER-
416 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LANCASTER COUNTY
THROUGH 500 PM EDT...

AT 415 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM...17 MILES NORTH OF LANCASTER...MOVING SOUTH AT
20 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
ELGIN...HEATH SPRINGS...IRWIN...KERSHAW AND LANCASTER...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
PEA SIZE HAIL...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINS MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED ROADS AS THEY
MAY BE WASHED OUT. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO
RISE...THEREFORE SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.

REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
SHERIFF...OR USE WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCOLUMBIA AND EMAIL
CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3494 8078 3482 8079 3482 8057 3466 8043
      3462 8041 3456 8055 3453 8053 3450 8060
      3451 8075 3454 8074 3452 8078 3453 8088
      3464 8090 3470 8086 3483 8091 3484 8087
      3492 8087 3501 8091 3504 8090 3505 8087
TIME...MOT...LOC 2016Z 342DEG 17KT 3496 8084

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