Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
806 PM EDT THU OCT 12 2017

SCZ045-130030-
Inland Berkeley-
806 PM EDT THU OCT 12 2017

...GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY...

...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR...

At 805 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over St. Stephen, or 13 miles north of Moncks
Corner, moving southwest at 15 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 35 TO 40 mph.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Moncks Corner, St. Stephen, Bonneau, Southern Lake Moultrie,
Eadytown, Cross, Northern Lake Moultrie and Bonneau Beach.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie and the eastern portions of Lake Marion
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.

Report damage directly to the Charleston National Weather Service at
1-888-383-2024 when it is safe to do so. You can also email your
report to nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov.

&&

LAT...LON 3335 7984 3316 8007 3339 8024 3339 8023
      3345 8022 3344 8021 3345 8021 3346 8015
      3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012 3350 8009
      3351 8008 3350 8002 3351 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 0005Z 058DEG 11KT 3339 7998

$$



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