685  
WWUS82 KCHS 181404  
SPSCHS  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
1004 AM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
 
SCZ049-050-052-182100-  
COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-  
1004 AM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
..HEAT INDICES COULD BRIEFLY HIT 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY BEHIND  
SEA BREEZE COULD PUSH HEAT INDICES TO AROUND 105 DEGREES ACROSS  
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN BERKELEY, CHARLESTON AND COASTAL COLLETON  
COUNTIES FOR 1 TO 2 HOURS THIS AFTERNOON. TODAY IS THE FIRST IN A  
SERIES OF HOT AND VERY HUMID DAYS ACROSS THE SOUTH CAROLINA  
LOWCOUNTRY AND BOTH RESIDENTS AND VISITORS SHOULD TAKE THE  
NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS AS THE HEAT BUILDS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN  
POSSIBLE, RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR  
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT  
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN  
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
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