Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
114 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

SCZ048-271745-
BEAUFORT SC-
114 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BEAUFORT COUNTY UNTIL
145 PM EDT...

AT 113 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
BLUFFTON...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM ALONG
WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND FREQUENT...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HILTON HEAD ISLAND...BLUFFTON...ROSE
HILL...CALAWASSIE ISLAND AND PRITCHARDVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3225 8098 3234 8084 3223 8067 3211 8082
      3211 8083 3212 8082 3212 8084 3211 8084
      3208 8087
TIME...MOT...LOC 1713Z 039DEG 10KT 3223 8082

$$

JRL


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