Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
542 PM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

SCZ045-162215-
INLAND BERKELEY SC-
542 PM EDT SAT JUL 16 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM EDT...
...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR...

AT 541 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER CROSS...OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONCKS
CORNER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH.

  IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
ST. STEPHEN...BONNEAU BEACH...SAINT STEPHEN...EASTERN LAKE MARION...
NORTHERN LAKE MOULTRIE...CROSS...EADYTOWN AND SOUTHERN LAKE MOULTRIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY AS LOW AS
POSSIBLE AND WEAR A PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER YOU ARE AT RISK FOR BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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 3343 7987 3324 8004 3324 8014 3335 8025
      3338 8024 3339 8022 3345 8022 3344 8021
      3345 8021 3346 8015 3345 8014 3348 8015
      3350 8012 3350 8009 3351 8008 3351 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 202DEG 15KT 3333 8014

$$

MTE



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