Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1135 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

SCZ043>045-220400-
Inland Berkeley-Inland Colleton-Dorchester-
1135 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON...BERKELEY
AND DORCHESTER COUNTIES...

...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR...

At 1135 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Gourdin to near
Lodge, and moving southeast at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects.

Some locations in the path of these storms include...
Moncks Corner, Indian Field, Saint George, Dorchester, Colleton, St.
George, Ridgeville and St. Stephen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie and Eastern Lake Marion should seek safe
harbor immediately. If caught on the open water, stay as low as
possible and wear a personal flotation device. Remember, if you can
hear thunder you are at risk for being struck by lightning.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect. Thunderstorms can produce
large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes suddenly, sometimes
with little or no warning. Be alert for rapidly changing weather
conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe weather is observed
or a warning is issued.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3338 7979 3332 7972 3284 8089 3303 8108
      3310 8095 3306 8090 3309 8088 3313 8089
      3333 8050 3328 8049 3326 8043 3326 8036
      3328 8035 3327 8030 3330 8025 3345 8022
      3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012 3351 8006
TIME...MOT...LOC 0335Z 319DEG 36KT 3351 7999 3311 8095

$$

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