Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
400 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

SCZ044-045-052-242045-
DORCHESTER SC-INLAND BERKELEY SC-TIDAL BERKELEY SC-
400 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DORCHESTER AND
BERKELEY COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

AT 400 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER CROWFIELD PLANTATION...OR OVER GOOSE
CREEK... MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH AND EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND
           LIGHTNING.

  IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD
           CEASE. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SUMMERVILLE...GOOSE CREEK...HANAHAN...NAVAL WEAPONS
STATION CHARLESTON...SLANDS BRIDGE...LADSON AND RIDGEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3311 7995 3296 7994 3294 8003 3300 8005
      3299 8010 3300 8010 3302 8016 3301 8018
      3299 8015 3300 8013 3298 8011 3298 8013
      3293 8009 3288 8035 3319 8040
TIME...MOT...LOC 2000Z 090DEG 17KT 3302 8004

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