Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1059 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

GAZ087-088-099-100-220345-
BULLOCH GA-CANDLER GA-SCREVEN GA-JENKINS GA-
1059 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BULLOCH...CANDLER...
JENKINS AND SCREVEN COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM EDT...

AT 1059 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ROCKY FORD TO
NEAR REGISTER...AND MOVING EAST AT 10 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...
STATESBORO...SYLVANIA...WESTSIDE...MIDDLEGROUND...BROOKLET...
PORTAL...PULASKI AND REGISTER.

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.

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

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LAT...LON 3288 8159 3227 8160 3232 8195 3276 8196
TIME...MOT...LOC 0259Z 250DEG 9KT 3262 8189 3239 8191

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