Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
409 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

GAZ116-117-119-137>141-232115-
COASTAL CHATHAM GA-COASTAL LIBERTY GA-INLAND BRYAN GA-
COASTAL MCINTOSH GA-INLAND LIBERTY GA-LONG GA-INLAND MCINTOSH GA-
COASTAL BRYAN GA-
409 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LIBERTY...MCINTOSH...
BRYAN...CHATHAM AND LONG COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

AT 409 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MCINTOSH TO NEAR
TIBET...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RICHMOND HILL...DARIEN...TIBET...JONES...RICEBORO...RETREAT...
TOWNSEND AND CRESCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE
YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A 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 CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV.

&&

LAT...LON 3131 8131 3132 8130 3131 8133 3133 8132
      3131 8142 3140 8158 3145 8162 3147 8161
      3156 8170 3193 8144 3190 8124 3189 8124
      3187 8099 3172 8113 3162 8113 3142 8125
      3137 8126 3143 8133 3131 8127 3129 8130
TIME...MOT...LOC 2009Z 279DEG 31KT 3186 8145 3155 8163

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