Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

GAZ101-SCZ042-047-182245-
EFFINGHAM GA-INLAND JASPER SC-HAMPTON SC-
601 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EFFINGHAM...HAMPTON
AND JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 601 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SHIRLEY...OR 15 MILES NORTH OF
SPRINGFIELD... MOVING EAST AT 10 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 THIS STORM INCLUDE...
RIDGELAND...ESTILL...FURMAN...SCOTIA...TARBORO...LENA...SHIRLEY AND
GRAYS.

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 3245 8099 3250 8140 3272 8139 3282 8101
TIME...MOT...LOC 2201Z 265DEG 10KT 3260 8133

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