Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
552 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

SCZ044-045-182245-
DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
552 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DORCHESTER AND
BERKELEY COUNTIES THROUGH 645 PM EDT...

AT 549 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PRIOLEAU TO
REEVESVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
INDIAN FIELD...HUDSONTOWN...TEXAS...CROSS CROSS ROADS...SANDRIDGE...
PREGNALL...NORTHERN LAKE MOULTRIE...PINEVILLE...RUSSELLVILLE...
DORCHESTER...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT LAKE MOULTRIE. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATERS...STAY AS
LOW AS POSSIBLE AND WEAR A PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICE. SWIMMERS
SHOULD GET OUT OF THE WATER AND INTO A STURDY BUILDING. REMEMBER...IF
YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER YOU ARE AT RISK OF BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS AS STORMS APPROACH.
BE READY TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IN CASE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR LOCATION.

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LAT...LON 3306 8037 3319 8078 3333 8051 3328 8048
      3326 8044 3326 8037 3328 8035 3327 8030
      3330 8026 3345 8022 3346 8016 3345 8015
      3349 8015 3351 8008 3350 7997 3345 7988
      3339 7983 3338 7978 3333 7974
TIME...MOT...LOC 2153Z 274DEG 27KT 3335 8018 3320 8059

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