Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
432 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

SCZ045-052-152100-
Inland Berkeley-Tidal Berkeley-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

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

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

At 431 PM EDT, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm near Salters, or 7 miles southwest of Kingstree,
moving north at 50 mph.

  HAZARD...strong winds 45 to 55 mph.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Moncks Corner, St. Stephen, Bonneau, Southern Lake Moultrie,
Eadytown, Cross, Northern Lake Moultrie and Bonneau Beach.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie and the eastern portions of 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.

A tornado watch is in effect. Thunderstorms can produce tornadoes
suddenly, sometimes with little or no warning. Be alert for rapidly
changing weather conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe
weather is observed or a warning is issued.

&&

LAT...LON 3350 7996 3343 7987 3343 7988 3340 7985
      3337 7978 3305 7987 3309 8021 3345 8017
      3346 8016 3345 8015 3346 8015 3346 8014
      3348 8015 3350 8012 3350 8009 3351 8008
      3351 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2031Z 191DEG 42KT 3361 7993

$$

CB


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