Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
233 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

SCZ049-050-201900-
CHARLESTON SC-COASTAL COLLETON SC-CHARLESTON SC-
233 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON AND
CHARLESTON COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 233 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES SOUTHWEST OF ADAMS RUN...OR 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF EDISTO
BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOLLYWOOD...RAVENEL...SEABROOK ISLAND...KIAWAH ISLAND...MEGGETT...
ROCKVILLE...EDISTO ISLAND AND YONGES ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THIS STORM 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.

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

&&

LAT...LON 3259 8012 3256 8017 3256 8018 3255 8018
      3255 8021 3256 8041 3257 8039 3259 8040
      3257 8040 3256 8042 3256 8053 3271 8055
      3274 8046 3275 8045 3276 8045 3282 8014
TIME...MOT...LOC 1833Z 265DEG 21KT 3267 8045

$$

JAQ



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