Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WWUS82 KCHS 220429 SPSCHS 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 $$ NED

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