Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
635 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

SCZ042-043-047-048-182300-
INLAND COLLETON SC-BEAUFORT SC-INLAND JASPER SC-HAMPTON SC-
635 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF HAMPTON...BEAUFORT...
JASPER AND COLLETON COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 634 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR EARLY BRANCH...OR 8 MILES NORTH OF
YEMASSEE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND UP TO PENNY 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...
WALTERBORO...YEMASSEE...POCOTALIGO...EARLY
BRANCH...ISLANDTON...RITTER... HENDERSONVILLE AND WHITE HALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3286 8056 3266 8067 3266 8068 3265 8068
      3258 8072 3271 8105 3280 8105 3298 8094
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 283DEG 19KT 3280 8091

$$

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