Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
641 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

SCZ044-045-182315-
DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
641 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DORCHESTER AND
BERKELEY COUNTIES THROUGH 715 PM EDT...

AT 637 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM TEXAS TO ALVIN...
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
PREGNALL...CHICORA...SOUTHERN LAKE MOULTRIE...WAMPEE...MACBETH...
SUGAR HILL...SIMPSON CROSSING...MURRAYSVILLE...MONCKS CORNER...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
STRONG WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
TORRENTIAL RAIN WHICH MAY PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM. IF
OUTDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM ISOLATED TALL OBJECTS. IF INDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS. AVOID USING PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY
FLOOD DITCHES AND LOW-LYING AREAS. REDUCE VEHICLE SPEED TO LOWER THE
RISK OF HYDROPLANING. DO NOT DRIVE INTO PLACES WHERE WATER COVERS THE
ROAD. SEEK AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3300 8025 3316 8067 3327 8039 3326 8037
      3328 8035 3327 8030 3330 8026 3332 8026
      3346 7990 3339 7983 3338 7978 3332 7974
      3332 7971 3330 7966 3327 7956 3325 7953
TIME...MOT...LOC 2241Z 284DEG 27KT 3313 8052 3335 7983

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