Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

000
WWUS82 KCHS 182239
SPSCHS

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
639 PM EDT TUE APR 18 2017

SCZ045-182315-
Inland Berkeley-
639 PM EDT TUE APR 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY...

...MARINERS ON EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

At 639 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Eastern Lake Marion, or 17 miles south of
Manning, moving southwest at 10 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph, up to penny sized hail and
           excessive cloud to ground lightning.

  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. All outdoor activities should cease. Move
           indoors immediately.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Eastern Lake Marion, Cross and Eadytown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Eastern Lake Marion should seek safe harbor immediately.
If caught on the open water, stay as low as possible and wear a
personal flotation device. Remember, if you can hear thunder you are
at risk for being struck by lightning.

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 3342 8006 3322 8022 3328 8029 3330 8025
      3338 8024 3339 8022 3345 8022 3344 8021
      3345 8021 3346 8015 3345 8014 3348 8015
      3349 8014
TIME...MOT...LOC 2239Z 044DEG 8KT 3343 8020

$$

NED



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.