Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
634 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

GAZ040-202315-
Lincoln GA-
634 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of southeastern Lincoln
County Until 715 PM EDT....

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 633 PM EDT...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm 7 miles south of Lincolnton, or 15 miles north of
Thomson, moving northeast at 10 mph.

  HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph and up to penny sized hail.

  IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light, unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to plants,
           trees and crops is possible. Damage to windshields is
           unlikely.

Some locations in the path of this storm include...
Lincolnton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.
Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Persons in campgrounds should seek shelter until this storm passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3387 8246 3374 8224 3370 8231 3369 8235
      3368 8236 3368 8237 3367 8239 3367 8240
      3365 8243 3365 8245 3364 8247 3364 8248
      3373 8254
TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 213DEG 8KT 3369 8244

$$

HC



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