Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
527 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

SCZ044-045-172215-
DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
527 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DORCHESTER AND
BERKELEY COUNTIES THROUGH 615 PM EDT...

AT 523 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEW HOPE TO
DORCHESTER...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
RIDGEVILLE...NEW HOPE...SAINT JOHNS...WHITESVILLE...FRANCIS BEIDLER
FOREST...PRINGLETOWN...SPRING HILL...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
DIME SIZE HAIL...
TORRENTIAL RAIN WHICH MAY PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY
FLOOD DITCHES AND LOW-LYING AREAS. REDUCE VEHICLE SPEED TO LOWER THE
RISK OF HYDROPLANING. DO NOT DRIVE INTO PLACES WHERE WATER COVERS THE
ROAD. SEEK AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

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 3320 7990 3302 8019 3309 8054 3328 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2128Z 250DEG 10KT 3314 8015 3311 8039

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