Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
657 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

SCZ048-282330-
BEAUFORT-
657 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BEAUFORT COUNTY
THROUGH 730 PM EDT...

AT 653 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM...NEAR HARBORTOWN...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
SEA PINES...LAWTON...FOREST BEACH...SHELTER COVE...FOLLY FIELD...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
STRONG WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH...
DIME SIZE HAIL...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING. POSTPONE OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES PROMPTLY. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN ENCLOSED BUILDING.

LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES FROM A THUNDERSTORM WITH LITTLE OR NO
WARNING. BEACHES ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS DURING THUNDERSTORMS
BECAUSE LIGHTNING WILL USUALLY STRIKE THE TALLEST OBJECT IN THE
VICINITY. MOVE OFF BEACHES AND GET IN A STURDY STRUCTURE OR
AUTOMOBILE IMMEDIATELY. MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED BY LIGHTNING ON
BEACHES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.

&&

LAT...LON 3210 8082 3211 8083 3213 8083 3221 8078
      3221 8068 3216 8072 3213 8076 3210 8082
      3210 8083
TIME...MOT...LOC 2257Z 278DEG 25KT 3212 8078

$$

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