399  
WWUS82 KCAE 130436  
SPSCAE  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
1236 AM EDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
SCZ031-037-038-130530-  
CALHOUN SC-CLARENDON SC-SUMTER SC-  
1236 AM EDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN  
CALHOUN...SOUTHWESTERN CLARENDON AND SOUTHWESTERN SUMTER COUNTIES  
UNTIL 130 AM EDT....  
   
..BOATERS ON LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
 
 
 
AT 1235 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A  
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8 MILES EAST OF ST. MATTHEWS, OR 16 MILES  
NORTHEAST OF BROOKDALE, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...GUSTY WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH, EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING AND LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF  
LIGHT, UNSECURED OBJECTS. ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD  
CEASE. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LOCALIZED, MINOR  
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS ALSO  
POSSIBLE.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...  
MANNING, SUMMERTON, PINEWOOD AND PAXVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS ON LAKE MARION SHOULD MOVE TO SHORE AND SEEK SHELTER. STRONG,  
ERRATIC WIND GUSTS AND LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE. IF YOU CAN HEAR  
THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED  
FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS  
OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 95 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 101 AND 122.  
 
LAT...LON 3344 8022 3351 8046 3352 8047 3352 8045  
3354 8045 3354 8047 3356 8048 3355 8051  
3353 8050 3356 8054 3355 8061 3359 8074  
3376 8066 3375 8064 3375 8061 3379 8060  
3374 8014  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0435Z 280DEG 17KT 3368 8063  
 

 
 
HC  
 
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