Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
905 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

SCZ020-026-027-190145-
NEWBERRY-LEXINGTON-SALUDA-
905 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL SALUDA...SOUTHERN
NEWBERRY AND NORTHWESTERN LEXINGTON COUNTIES...

AT 904 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF
LEESVILLE...OR 11 MILES WEST OF LEXINGTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10
MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LEXINGTON...GILBERT...SUMMIT AND SEVEN OAKS.

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.

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR LAKE MURRAY...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...
YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

LAT...LON 3400 8155 3415 8143 3406 8117 3387 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 0104Z 303DEG 8KT 3404 8142
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