Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
605 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

GAZ116>119-137>141-222300-
COASTAL CHATHAM GA-INLAND CHATHAM GA-COASTAL LIBERTY GA-
INLAND BRYAN GA-COASTAL MCINTOSH GA-INLAND LIBERTY GA-LONG GA-
INLAND MCINTOSH GA-COASTAL BRYAN GA-
605 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LIBERTY...MCINTOSH...
BRYAN...CHATHAM AND LONG COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 605 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR I-16/I-95 INTERCHANGE
TO NEAR FORT STEWART...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HINESVILLE...POOLER...RICHMOND HILL...FORT STEWART...JONES...
MCINTOSH...WALTHOURVILLE AND BLOOMINGDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3193 8177 3212 8130 3190 8120 3190 8117
      3186 8114 3173 8112 3171 8114 3169 8113
      3162 8113 3155 8152
TIME...MOT...LOC 2205Z 297DEG 23KT 3207 8129 3193 8164

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