Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WWUS82 KCHS 302047 SPSCHS SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 447 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016 GAZ116-117-119-138-139-141-302115- COASTAL MCINTOSH GA-COASTAL BRYAN GA-INLAND LIBERTY GA- INLAND BRYAN GA-COASTAL CHATHAM GA-COASTAL LIBERTY GA- 447 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CHATHAM...LIBERTY... MCINTOSH AND BRYAN COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT... AT 446 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER HALFMOON LANDING...OR 17 MILES SOUTH OF RICHMOND HILL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 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... MONTGOMERY...VERNONBURG...SKIDAWAY ISLAND...WINDSOR FOREST... WASSAW ISLAND...HARRIS NECK AND ST. CATHERINES ISLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BEACHES ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS DURING THUNDERSTORMS BECAUSE LIGHTNING WILL USUALLY STRIKE THE TALLEST OBJECT IN THE VICINITY. MOVE OFF BEACHES AND GET IN A STURDY STRUCTURE OR AUTOMOBILE IMMEDIATELY. MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED BY LIGHTNING ON BEACHES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. && LAT...LON 3163 8131 3165 8130 3166 8132 3165 8134 3169 8139 3203 8110 3188 8091 3171 8110 3167 8110 3157 8123 TIME...MOT...LOC 2046Z 222DEG 29KT 3169 8125 $$

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