Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
803 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SCZ047-048-051-040030-
BEAUFORT SC-COASTAL JASPER SC-INLAND JASPER SC-
803 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BEAUFORT AND JASPER
COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

AT 802 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER JASPER...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF BLUFFTON...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL.

  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.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND...BLUFFTON...BEAUFORT...PORT ROYAL...CLARENDON...
JASPER...BURTON AND LADYS ISLAND.

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.

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 3221 8098 3237 8107 3259 8066 3230 8048
TIME...MOT...LOC 0002Z 245DEG 42KT 3233 8095

$$

JMC


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