Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
418 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

GAZ100-101-116>118-137>141-142100-
BULLOCH-COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL
MCINTOSH-EFFINGHAM-INLAND BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-INLAND LIBERTY-INLAND
MCINTOSH-LONG-
418 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BULLOCH...
EFFINGHAM...LIBERTY...BRYAN...CHATHAM...LONG AND MCINTOSH COUNTIES
THROUGH 500 PM EDT...

AT 416 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM REKA TO TIBET...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
MILL CREEK...LIVE OAK...NEVILS...WARSAW...DENMARK...MIDCOAST REGL
AIRPORT...BAY...SHELLMAN BLUFF...AKINS...SOUTH NEWPORT...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
DIME SIZE HAIL...
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.

HAVE AN ACTION PLAN READY IN THE EVENT THIS STORM STRENGTHENS OR A
WARNING IS ISSUED. CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS
FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT. THUNDERSTORMS CAN
PRODUCE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES
SUDDENLY...SOMETIMES WITH LITTLE OR NO WARNING. BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY
CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF SEVERE
WEATHER IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

LAT...LON 3132 8136 3131 8143 3137 8155 3155 8169
      3202 8177 3209 8172 3213 8178 3230 8181
      3249 8139 3161 8120 3137 8125 3138 8128
      3143 8132 3132 8126 3129 8129
TIME...MOT...LOC 2018Z 219DEG 27KT 3213 8165 3158 8159

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