Issued by NWS Columbia, SC
WFUS52 KCAE 151638
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1138 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017
The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
East central Bamberg County in central South Carolina...
South central Orangeburg County in central South Carolina...
* Until 1215 PM EST
* At 1137 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located over Branchville, or 14 miles east of Bamberg,
moving east at 60 mph.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
east central Bamberg and south central Orangeburg Counties.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
LAT...LON 3324 8092 3333 8081 3327 8063 3326 8064
3324 8068 3315 8085
TIME...MOT...LOC 1637Z 277DEG 53KT 3325 8078