Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WWUS52 KCAE 182300
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
700 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

SCC003-063-071-081-182315-
/O.CON.KCAE.SV.W.0029.000000T0000Z-150518T2315Z/
AIKEN SC-LEXINGTON SC-SALUDA SC-NEWBERRY SC-
700 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT
FOR NORTH CENTRAL AIKEN...WESTERN LEXINGTON...SOUTHEASTERN SALUDA AND
SOUTHEASTERN NEWBERRY COUNTIES...

AT 656 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING
FROM SOUTHEAST NEWBERRY COUNTY SOUTHWARD ALONG THE LEXINGTON AND SALUDA
COUNTY LINE. MOVEMENT WAS EASTWARD NEAR 20 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 60 MPH
WILL OCCUR WITH A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3428 8153 3425 8133 3370 8138 3381 8165
      3382 8166 3382 8165
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 263DEG 36KT 3393 8126

$$



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