Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
938 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

GAZ117>119-139-141-SCZ048>052-240600-
COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-
COASTAL MCINTOSH-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
COASTAL JASPER-TIDAL BERKELEY-
938 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

...GUSTY WINDS IMPACTING COASTAL AREAS...

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AS LOW
PRESSURE TRACKS INLAND FROM THE COAST. WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 1 AM. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COMBINED
WITH WET GROUNDS COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES OR POWERLINES.
EVEN HIGHER WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE ELEVATED BRIDGES AROUND
THE CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH METRO AREAS...INCLUDING THE RAVENNEL
BRIDGE AND THE TALMADGE MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTRA CAUTION ON AREA BRIDGES...ESPECIALLY IF DRIVING A HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS OR
THE INTERNET FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

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