Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
244 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...
  CHATHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 243 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF WILMINGTON ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SAVANNAH...WILMINGTON ISLAND...MONTGOMERY...SKIDAWAY ISLAND...ISLE OF
  HOPE...WASSAW ISLAND...OSSABAW SOUND AND WHITEMARSH ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INCREASED ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED AND A TORNADO WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED. REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP
QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO...TAKE
SHELTER IN A CLOSET...BATHROOM OR SMALL...CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY
STRUCTURE.

&&

LAT...LON 3191 8115 3205 8099 3194 8085 3185 8094
      3184 8111
TIME...MOT...LOC 1843Z 240DEG 16KT 3189 8107

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$


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