Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WUUS52 KCAE 212138

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Columbia SC
438 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Calhoun County in central South Carolina...
  Southwestern Clarendon County in central South Carolina...
  Southeastern Orangeburg County in central South Carolina...

* Until 545 PM EST

* At 437 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Bowman, or 8
  miles southeast of Orangeburg, moving east at 25 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Orangeburg, Holly Hill, Branchville, Bowman, Elloree, Santee,
  Eutawville, Rowesville, Vance, Cordova, Wilkinson Heights and


A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can
develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a
place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small
interior room.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

If on or near Lake Marion, get away from the water and move indoors
or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 15 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now!  Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 PM EST for central South

LAT...LON 3345 8015 3346 8016 3345 8017 3345 8020
      3344 8020 3345 8022 3330 8025 3327 8030
      3328 8035 3326 8036 3326 8043 3329 8049
      3333 8049 3333 8051 3319 8077 3346 8094
      3361 8046 3346 8013
TIME...MOT...LOC 2137Z 259DEG 22KT 3339 8078



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