Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
344 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

SCZ045-050-052-271300-
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INLAND BERKELEY-CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONCKS CORNER...CHARLESTON...
DANIEL ISLAND...NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON
344 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...FAR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF BERKELEY
  COUNTY AND UPPER CHARLESTON COUNTY.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES...LOCALLY NEAR ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST VISIBILITIES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 10 PM AND 9
  AM. THE SMOKE SHOULD LIFT BY LATE MORNING LEADING TO IMPROVED
  VISIBILITIES.

* AIR QUALITY IMPACTS...THICK SMOKE COULD CAUSE RESPIRATORY
  DIFFICULTY.

* TRAVEL IMPACTS...THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE ANTICIPATES
  VERY LOW VISIBILITIES WILL IMPACT HALFWAY CREEK ROAD...THE
  SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 41...GUERINS BRIDGE ROAD AND
  UNITED DRIVE. BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO STAY INDOORS AS THE AIR QUALITY WILL BE
HAZARDOUS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN
VISIBILITIES. USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS WHENEVER DENSE SMOKE IS
ENCOUNTERED.

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