Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
550 PM EDT SAT JUN 17 2017

GAZ116-117-137-138-172230-
Inland Liberty-Inland Bryan-Coastal Bryan-Long-
550 PM EDT SAT JUN 17 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BRYAN...LIBERTY AND
LONG COUNTIES...

At 550 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Gum Branch to
near Riceboro, and moving northeast at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph and excessive cloud to ground
           lightning.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects. All outdoor activities should
           cease. Move indoors immediately.

Some locations in the path of these storms include...
Hinesville, Richmond Hill, Fort Stewart, McIntosh, Walthourville,
Riceboro, Flemington and Allenhurst.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek 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. You can also email your
report to nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov.

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LAT...LON 3180 8177 3213 8157 3192 8127 3191 8126
      3191 8125 3189 8124 3189 8123 3185 8117
      3167 8146 3169 8146 3170 8149 3165 8152
TIME...MOT...LOC 2150Z 214DEG 16KT 3181 8166 3171 8151

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