Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
449 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

SCZ045-232130-
Inland Berkeley-
449 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

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

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

At 449 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Bonneau, or near Moncks Corner, moving north
at 10 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...
Moncks Corner, St. Stephen, Bonneau, Southern Lake Moultrie,
Eadytown, Northern Lake Moultrie, Bonneau Beach and Pinopolis.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3350 7996 3343 7987 3343 7988 3340 7985
      3338 7981 3321 7980 3318 8012 3342 8016
      3350 8010 3351 8008 3351 8002 3350 8002
      3351 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2049Z 181DEG 10KT 3327 7994

$$



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