Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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628 WWUS82 KCHS 242113 SPSCHS SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 513 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016 GAZ137-138-242200- LONG GA-INLAND LIBERTY GA- 513 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LIBERTY AND LONG COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT... AT 513 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER HINESVILLE...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH. HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD CEASE. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE... HINESVILLE...LUDOWICI...FORT STEWART...MCINTOSH...WALTHOURVILLE...MIDWAY... FLEMINGTON AND ALLENHURST. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. && LAT...LON 3200 8182 3207 8169 3203 8161 3197 8159 3197 8157 3196 8156 3196 8152 3197 8151 3195 8147 3177 8143 3168 8184 3180 8194 TIME...MOT...LOC 2113Z 079DEG 12KT 3186 8160 $$

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