Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

GAZ101-116-118-242030-
INLAND CHATHAM GA-EFFINGHAM GA-INLAND BRYAN GA-
341 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CHATHAM...EFFINGHAM
AND BRYAN COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 340 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER BLOOMINGDALE...OR OVER POOLER...MOVING WEST
AT 15 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...

POOLER...I-16/I-95 INTERCHANGE...PORT WENTWORTH... BLOOMINGDALE...
MELDRIM...MEINHARD AND MARLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3220 8118 3202 8126 3204 8155 3234 8136
TIME...MOT...LOC 1940Z 088DEG 15KT 3212 8128

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