Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
258 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

SCZ043-044-211945-
DORCHESTER SC-INLAND COLLETON SC-
258 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DORCHESTER AND
COLLETON COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 258 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER DORCHESTER...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF GIVHANS
FERRY STATE PARK...MOVING SOUTHEAST 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... SAINT
GEORGE...INDIAN FIELD...DORCHESTER...ST. GEORGE...HARLEYVILLE...
REEVESVILLE AND CANADYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY. 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 3327 8047 3327 8045 3326 8043 3327 8039
      3326 8037 3321 8033 3294 8055 3320 8071
      3329 8049
TIME...MOT...LOC 1858Z 319DEG 7KT 3314 8043

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