Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
548 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SCZ045-312215-
INLAND BERKELEY SC-
548 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM EDT...
...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

AT 548 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
OLD SANTEE CANAL STATE PARK...OR NEAR MONCKS CORNER...MOVING NORTH AT
15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONCKS CORNER...ST. STEPHEN...BONNEAU...PINOPOLIS...BONNEAU BEACH...
SAINT STEPHEN...OLD SANTEE CANAL STATE PARK AND NORTHERN LAKE
MOULTRIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY AS LOW AS POSSIBLE AND WEAR A
PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER YOU ARE
AT RISK FOR BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3344 7987 3343 7988 3318 7984 3314 8006
      3342 8019 3347 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 2148Z 167DEG 15KT 3324 7998

$$

JAQ



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