Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
458 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

GAZ101-118-SCZ047-048-051-222145-
INLAND CHATHAM GA-EFFINGHAM GA-INLAND JASPER SC-COASTAL JASPER SC-
BEAUFORT SC-
458 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CHATHAM...
EFFINGHAM...BEAUFORT AND JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT...

AT 456 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SPRINGFIELD TO
SHELDON...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POOLER...BLUFFTON...BEAUFORT...PORT ROYAL...RIDGELAND AND
SPRINGFIELD.

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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3237 8151 3265 8076 3254 8054 3249 8048
      3246 8049 3241 8046 3241 8043 3232 8045
      3228 8055 3226 8065 3228 8065 3209 8106
      3210 8108 3208 8109 3204 8119
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 309DEG 33KT 3239 8135 3259 8079

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