Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
212 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

SCZ048-051-201845-
COASTAL JASPER SC-BEAUFORT SC-BEAUFORT SC-COASTAL JASPER SC-
212 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

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

AT 211 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
FORT PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND...DAUFUSKIE ISLAND...BLUFFTON AND FOREST BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

&&

LAT...LON 3206 8095 3215 8092 3220 8069 3215 8073
      3211 8081 3211 8083 3212 8083 3212 8084
      3209 8087 3208 8087 3208 8088 3206 8090
      3205 8090 3204 8089 3205 8091
TIME...MOT...LOC 1811Z 271DEG 10KT 3210 8089

$$

JAQ



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