Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
107 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

GAZ118-119-SCZ047-048-051-011800-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL JASPER-INLAND CHATHAM-INLAND JASPER-
107 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF JASPER...CHATHAM AND
BEAUFORT COUNTIES THROUGH 200 PM EDT...

AT 103 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM RIVERSIDE TO
SAVANNAH...MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
GORDONSTON...SAVANNAH...LAUREL GROVE...LEPAGEVILLE...SAVANNAH
HISTORIC DISTRICT...TALMADGE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...HUTCHINSON ISLAND...
BELLINGER HILL AREA...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM. IF
OUTDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM ISOLATED TALL OBJECTS. IF INDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS. AVOID USING PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.

BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS AS STORMS APPROACH.
BE READY TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IN CASE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR LOCATION.

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LAT...LON 3206 8090 3202 8114 3222 8113 3224 8086
TIME...MOT...LOC 1707Z 190DEG 6KT 3210 8097 3206 8108

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