Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
316 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015

SCZ042-043-047-152000-
HAMPTON SC-INLAND JASPER SC-INLAND COLLETON SC-
316 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON...HAMPTON...
BEAUFORT AND JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

AT 316 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
GRAYS...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF RIDGELAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30
MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
YEMASSEE...FURMAN...EARLY BRANCH...HENDERSONVILLE...GRAYS...WHITE
HALL...MCPHERSONVILLE AND GILLISONVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

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LAT...LON 3273 8066 3268 8077 3270 8083 3266 8087
      3264 8086 3253 8108 3268 8120 3295 8084
TIME...MOT...LOC 1916Z 234DEG 28KT 3265 8107

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