Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
645 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

SCZ045-242315-
Inland Berkeley-
645 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

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

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

At 645 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Southern Lake Moultrie, or near 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...
Moncks Corner, St. Stephen, Bonneau, Southern Lake Moultrie,
Eadytown, Northern Lake Moultrie, Bonneau Beach and Old Santee Canal
State Park.

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.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Do not drive your
vehicle through flooded roadways.

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 3325 7966 3312 8014 3344 8015 3344 7990
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 347DEG 4KT 3329 8003

$$

NED



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