Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
859 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

SCZ045-240145-
Inland Berkeley-
859 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY...
...MARINERS ON EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

At 859 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 7 miles south of
Manning to 6 miles north of Holly Hill, and moving east at 25 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 these storms include...
St. Stephen, Eastern Lake Marion and Eadytown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on the eastern portions of 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.

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 3349 7995 3346 7991 3345 7991 3341 7993
      3337 8024 3339 8022 3345 8022 3346 8015
      3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012 3350 8009
      3351 8008 3350 8002 3351 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 0059Z 259DEG 20KT 3359 8019 3342 8039

$$



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