Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1259 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SCZ045-048>052-241000-
INLAND BERKELEY-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
COASTAL JASPER-TIDAL BERKELEY-
1259 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GUSTY WINDS IMPACTING PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
EARLY THIS MORNING...

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE
TRACKS INLAND FROM THE COAST. WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 TO 40 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 5 AM. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COMBINED WITH
WET GROUNDS COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES OR POWER LINES.
EVEN HIGHER WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE ELEVATED BRIDGES AROUND
THE CHARLESTON METRO AREA...INCLUDING THE RAVENEL BRIDGE...THE DON
HOLT BRIDGE...THE JAMES B. EDWARDS BRIDGE...THE BEN SAWYER
BRIDGE...AND THE ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTRA CAUTION ON AREA BRIDGES...ESPECIALLY IF DRIVING A HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS OR
THE INTERNET FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

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