Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
115 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SCZ043>045-040545-
INLAND BERKELEY SC-INLAND COLLETON SC-DORCHESTER SC-
115 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON...
DORCHESTER AND BERKELEY COUNTIES UNTIL 145 AM EDT...
...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

AT 114 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR DORCHESTER TO
ASHTON...AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SUMMERVILLE...MONCKS CORNER...SAINT GEORGE...INDIAN FIELD...GIVHANS
FERRY STATE PARK...DORCHESTER...COLLETON AND ST. GEORGE.

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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3332 7974 3325 7948 3321 7945 3315 7952
      3316 7956 3290 8097 3303 8106 3310 8095
      3306 8090 3309 8088 3313 8089 3325 8066
      3328 8048 3326 8043 3327 8030 3332 8025
      3338 7981
TIME...MOT...LOC 0514Z 272DEG 35KT 3315 8034 3304 8097

$$

JAQ


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