Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
447 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

SCZ044-050-282115-
DORCHESTER SC-CHARLESTON SC-
447 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CHARLESTON AND
DORCHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

AT 447 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER MIDDLETON PLACE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND UP TO NICKEL 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...
CHARLESTON...NORTH CHARLESTON...SUMMERVILLE...ARCHDALE...MAGNOLIA
GARDENS...MIDDLETON PLACE...LADSON AND CHARLESTON AIRPORT.

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.

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.

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LAT...LON 3296 8004 3275 8000 3289 8029 3301 8023
TIME...MOT...LOC 2047Z 285DEG 16KT 3289 8016

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