Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WWUS82 KCHS 172248 SPSCHS Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Charleston SC 648 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017 GAZ137-172315- Long- 648 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LONG COUNTY... At 648 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Ludowici to near Tibet. These storms were nearly stationary. HAZARD...excessive cloud to ground lightning. IMPACT...All outdoor activities should cease. Move indoors immediately. Some locations in the path of these storms include... Ludowici and Tibet. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Excessive cloud to ground lightning is occurring. Avoid using metal equipment and keep distance from objects such as irrigation systems, poles, fences and trees. Livestock and outdoor pets are particularly vulnerable in open fields and should be taken into shelters if time permits. && LAT...LON 3184 8177 3168 8152 3159 8157 3176 8185 TIME...MOT...LOC 2248Z 262DEG 1KT 3178 8176 3166 8156 $$

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