Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
651 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

SCZ021-022-027-028-052345-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-
651 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN LEXINGTON...SOUTH
CENTRAL FAIRFIELD...WESTERN KERSHAW AND NORTHWESTERN RICHLAND
COUNTIES...

AT 650 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ST. ANDREWS...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLUMBIA...LEXINGTON...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...IRMO...FOREST ACRES...
SPRINGDALE...ST. ANDREWS...WOODFIELDS...DENTSVILLE...OAK GROVE...RED
BANK...ARCADIA LAKES...WOODFIELD...FIVE POINTS...BLYTHEWOOD...SEVEN
OAKS AND LAKE MURRAY OF RICHLAND.

BRIEF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND
MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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 3395 8103 3396 8137 3424 8119 3421 8077
TIME...MOT...LOC 2250Z 205DEG 9KT 3406 8111
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