Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
353 PM EDT FRI AUG 21 2015

SCZ045-212015-
INLAND BERKELEY SC-
353 PM EDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING EASTERN LAKE MARION...
...MARINERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

AT 351 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EXTENDING FROM NEAR ELLOREE TO 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF EASTERN LAKE
MARION...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUST TO 30 KNOTS...CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING AND VISIBILITIES
LESS THAN 1 NM IN HEAVY RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE
OVER THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS ON 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3345 8016 3345 8015 3338 8015 3338 8024
      3339 8022 3345 8022 3344 8021 3345 8021
      3345 8020 3346 8016
TIME...MOT...LOC 1951Z 309DEG 11KT 3353 8061 3355 8011

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