227  
WUUS52 KILM 090153  
SVRILM  
SCC041-067-090245-  
/O.NEW.KILM.SV.W.0051.180809T0153Z-180809T0245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
953 PM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL FLORENCE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 953 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER EFFINGHAM, OR  
7 MILES SOUTH OF FLORENCE, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MARION, MULLINS, JOHNSONVILLE, PAMPLICO, BLUE BRICK, HYMAN, HANNAH,  
EFFINGHAM, GAPWAY, POSTON, BRITTONS NECK, FRANCIS MARION  
UNIVERSITY, RAINS, GRESHAM, FRIENDFIELD, CLAUSSEN, NEW HOPE,  
EVERGREEN, KINGSBURG AND COWARD.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3425 7956 3424 7955 3425 7955 3420 7916  
3418 7917 3418 7919 3411 7922 3409 7925  
3407 7924 3406 7925 3403 7930 3401 7931  
3399 7933 3396 7933 3393 7931 3382 7938  
3382 7939 3380 7940 3380 7942 3402 7993  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0153Z 275DEG 18KT 3407 7974  
 
HAIL...0.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
JDW  
 
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