Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
359 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

GAZ088-SCZ040-032030-
SCREVEN GA-ALLENDALE SC-
359 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SCREVEN AND ALLENDALE
COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 358 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9 MILES NORTH OF SARDIS...OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND UP TO PENNY SIZED HAIL.

  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.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
ALLENDALE...FAIRFAX...SYCAMORE...ULMER...SEIGLING...MARTIN...BARTON AND
MILLETT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY. BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV
STATIONS AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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 3311 8137 3312 8120 3305 8112 3300 8112
      3296 8121 3294 8124 3291 8124 3290 8126
      3300 8162 3304 8156 3307 8160 3309 8160
      3308 8161 3310 8161 3316 8154
TIME...MOT...LOC 1958Z 271DEG 35KT 3311 8172

$$

JMC



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