Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
328 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SCZ020-021-025>028-030-035>037-041-040830-
BARNWELL-NEWBERRY-LEXINGTON-SALUDA-RICHLAND-FAIRFIELD-CALHOUN-
ORANGEBURG-EDGEFIELD-BAMBERG-AIKEN-
328 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN
BARNWELL...CALHOUN...CENTRAL AIKEN...LEXINGTON...SOUTHWESTERN
FAIRFIELD...SALUDA...RICHLAND...SOUTHERN NEWBERRY...EASTERN
EDGEFIELD...NORTHWESTERN ORANGEBURG AND NORTHWESTERN BAMBERG
COUNTIES...

AT 326 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GREENWOOD STATE PARK TO NEAR
RIDGE SPRING TO NEAR WILLISTON...AND MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLUMBIA...LEXINGTON...WEST COLUMBIA...ORANGEBURG...CAYCE...IRMO...
FOREST ACRES...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SPRINGDALE...ST. ANDREWS...
DENTSVILLE...BROOKDALE...OAK GROVE...BATESBURG...RED
BANK...BATESBURG-LEESVILLE...SALUDA...AND WILLISTON.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO 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 3383 8177 3408 8192 3414 8188 3415 8190
      3416 8191 3418 8190 3440 8114 3410 8083
      3349 8065 3334 8161
TIME...MOT...LOC 0726Z 253DEG 42KT 3413 8184 3388 8161 3344 8148
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