Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
359 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

SCZ045-192045-
Inland Berkeley-
359 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY...

...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

At 359 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm 8 miles northeast of Ridgeville, or 11 miles
north of Summerville, moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph, up to penny sized hail and
           excessive cloud to ground lightning.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to plants,
           trees and crops is possible. Damage to windshields is
           unlikely. All outdoor activities should cease. Move
           indoors immediately.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Moncks Corner, St. Stephen, Bonneau, Southern Lake Moultrie, Cross,
Northern Lake Moultrie, Bonneau Beach and Old Santee Canal State
Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie should seek safe harbor immediately. If
caught on the open water, stay as low as possible and wear a personal
flotation device. Remember, if you can hear thunder you are at risk
for being struck by lightning.

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.

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 3314 7978 3309 8022 3320 8031 3350 8000
TIME...MOT...LOC 1959Z 248DEG 15KT 3318 8021

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