Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
457 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SCZ043-312130-
INLAND COLLETON SC-
457 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON COUNTY UNTIL
530 PM EDT...

AT 457 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
RUFFIN...OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF WALTERBORO...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5
MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLLETON...SMOAKS...LODGE...WILLIAMS...RUFFIN AND PADGETTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

&&

LAT...LON 3317 8077 3317 8075 3315 8070 3314 8070
      3296 8063 3286 8084 3307 8099 3310 8094
      3306 8090 3309 8088 3313 8089
TIME...MOT...LOC 2057Z 152DEG 6KT 3304 8080

$$

JAQ



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