740  
WFUS52 KCHS 201907  
TORCHS  
GAC179-191-201945-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.TO.W.0003.180320T1907Z-180320T1945Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
307 PM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...  
LIBERTY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
MCINTOSH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
 
* UNTIL 345 PM EDT  
 
* AT 306 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GARDI, MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DARIEN, HARRIS NECK, ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, EULONIA, VALONA, COX,  
MERIDIAN AND TOWNSEND.  
 
THIS WARNING INCLUDES I-95 IN GEORGIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 66.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A  
MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER  
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 
REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT  
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3143 8161 3145 8162 3147 8161 3152 8167  
3154 8166 3159 8156 3167 8126 3166 8124  
3167 8125 3171 8110 3162 8110 3140 8123  
3135 8152  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1906Z 255DEG 47KT 3146 8168  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.50IN  
 

 
 
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