Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
627 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

SCZ045-212245-
Inland Berkeley-
627 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY...

...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR...

At 627 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over St. Stephen, or 16 miles north of Moncks
Corner. This storm was nearly stationary.

  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 this storm include...
Bonneau, Northern Lake Moultrie and Saint Stephen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie should seek safe harbor immediately. If
caught on the open water, stay as low as possible and wear a personal
flotation device. Remember, if you can hear thunder you are at risk
for being struck by lightning.

This storm may intensify. Be certain to monitor local radio and TV
stations as well as local cable TV outlets for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 3349 7995 3346 7991 3345 7988 3343 7987
      3343 7988 3340 7986 3339 7984 3327 7988
      3339 8016 3350 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2227Z 026DEG 4KT 3343 7996

$$



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