Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
444 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  NORTHWESTERN MCDUFFIE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  NORTHWESTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 443 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTH OF THOMSON...AND
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THOMSON AND LINCOLNTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
SHERIFF...ALSO USE WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCOLUMBIA AND EMAIL
CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS. IF ON OR NEAR LAKE
THURMOND...GET OUT OF 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3365 8258 3364 8257 3365 8257 3364 8256
      3364 8252 3366 8251 3365 8250 3365 8249
      3373 8254 3387 8248 3366 8220 3344 8247
      3358 8261
TIME...MOT...LOC 2043Z 213DEG 17KT 3359 8250

$$


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