Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
515 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

SCZ039-055-182200-
INLAND GEORGETOWN SC-WILLIAMSBURG SC-
515 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WEST CENTRAL GEORGETOWN AND WESTERN
WILLIAMSBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 514 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SALTERS...OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF KINGSTREE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KINGSTREE...ANDREWS...SALTERS...LAMBERT...GOURDIN...SAMPIT...EARLE...
TRIO...LANE...GREELEYVILLE AND WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3373 7998 3380 7985 3336 7943 3328 7961
      3333 7975 3338 7979 3337 7980 3339 7984
      3343 7988 3343 7987 3350 7996 3351 8000
      3349 8000 3351 8001 3350 8002 3351 8008
      3352 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2114Z 305DEG 22KT 3357 7990

$$

JDW



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