Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
519 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

SCZ045-242200-
Inland Berkeley-
519 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

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

...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR...

At 518 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Eadytown, or 16 miles northwest of Moncks
Corner. THIS STORM WAS nearly stationary.

  HAZARD...excessive cloud to ground lightning.

  IMPACT...All outdoor activities should cease. Move indoors
           immediately.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Eadytown, Eastern Lake Marion, Cross and Northern Lake Moultrie.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie and Eastern Lake Marion 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.

Excessive cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Report damage directly to the Charleston National Weather Service at
1-888-383-2024 when it is safe to do so. You can also email your
report to nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov.

&&

LAT...LON 3333 7998 3331 8025 3338 8024 3339 8022
      3345 8022 3344 8021 3345 8021 3346 8015
      3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012 3350 8009
      3351 8008 3351 8002
TIME...MOT...LOC 2118Z 260DEG 2KT 3340 8016

$$


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