Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

SCZ043-047>049-051-152115-
INLAND JASPER SC-COASTAL JASPER SC-BEAUFORT SC-COASTAL COLLETON SC-
INLAND JASPER SC-BEAUFORT SC-COASTAL JASPER SC-INLAND COLLETON SC-
418 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLLETON...
CHARLESTON...BEAUFORT AND JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

AT 417 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR GREEN POND TO
CALAWASSIE ISLAND...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLUFFTON...BEAUFORT...PORT ROYAL...BELLINGER HILL AREA...CLARENDON...
JASPER...HARDEEVILLE AND SHELDON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

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LAT...LON 3281 8040 3279 8043 3278 8043 3276 8045
      3274 8045 3273 8044 3224 8082 3208 8097
      3222 8113 3284 8069 3285 8040
TIME...MOT...LOC 2017Z 271DEG 20KT 3276 8059 3233 8086

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