591  
WUUS52 KCHS 150007  
SVRCHS  
SCC049-053-150100-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.SV.W.0066.180815T0007Z-180815T0100Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
807 PM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...  
HAMPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 900 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 806 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WARREN STATE PARK TO NEAR  
YEMASSEE, MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWERLINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
RIDGELAND, YEMASSEE, FURMAN, SCOTIA, COOSAWHATCHIE, GRAYS, GARNETT  
AND PINELAND.  
 
THIS WARNING INCLUDES I-95 IN SOUTH CAROLINA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 22  
AND 39.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, AVOID OPEN OUTDOOR  
SPACES AND REMAIN LOW. STAY AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES AND  
UTILITY POLES.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT  
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3270 8085 3267 8086 3266 8087 3265 8086  
3245 8091 3263 8131 3284 8107  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0006Z 039DEG 8KT 3274 8108 3267 8091  
 
HAIL...0.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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