Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1229 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

SCZ042>044-047>050-220500-
Coastal Colleton-Inland Jasper-Hampton-Charleston-Beaufort-Inland
Colleton-Dorchester-
1229 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BEAUFORT...HAMPTON...
CHARLESTON...COLLETON...DORCHESTER AND JASPER COUNTIES...

At 1228 AM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Ritter, or 7 miles south of Walterboro,
moving east at 55 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
North Charleston, Summerville, Walterboro, Yemassee, Middleton Place,
Slands Bridge, Hollywood and Ravenel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This storm may intensify. 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.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect. Thunderstorms can produce
large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes suddenly, sometimes
with little or no warning. Be alert for rapidly changing weather
conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe weather is observed
or a warning is issued.

Report damage directly to the Charleston National Weather Service at
1-888-383-2024 when it is safe to do so. You can also email your
report to nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov.

&&

LAT...LON 3302 8015 3273 8012 3255 8093 3286 8086
      3305 8019
TIME...MOT...LOC 0428Z 257DEG 48KT 3280 8065

$$

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