986  
WWUS82 KCAE 172303  
SPSCAE  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
703 PM EDT WED JUL 17 2019  
 
SCZ021-022-116-172345-  
FAIRFIELD SC-SOUTHERN LANCASTER SC-KERSHAW SC-  
703 PM EDT WED JUL 17 2019  
 
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN  
FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN LANCASTER AND NORTHWESTERN KERSHAW COUNTIES  
UNTIL 745 PM EDT....  
   
..BOATERS ON LAKE WATEREE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
 
 
 
AT 701 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A  
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LAKE WATEREE STATE PARK, OR 8 MILES  
NORTHEAST OF WINNSBORO, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...GUSTY WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH AND EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF  
LIGHT, UNSECURED OBJECTS. ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD  
CEASE. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...  
ELGIN, HEATH SPRINGS, LIBERTY HILL, LAKE WATEREE STATE PARK, BELL  
TOWN FIRE STATION, MITFORD, LAKE WATEREE NEAR HIGHWAY 97, FAITH  
CHRISTIAN SCHOOL AND MCDONALD GREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS ON THE NORTH END OF LAKE WATEREE SHOULD MOVE TO SHORE AND  
SEEK SHELTER. THIS INCLUDES THE AREA FROM LAKE WATEREE STATE PARK TO  
THE NORTHERN END OF THE LAKE. STRONG, ERRATIC WIND GUSTS AND  
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 
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 77 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 39 AND 51.  
 
LAT...LON 3469 8074 3448 8059 3437 8102 3450 8110  
3455 8101 3454 8088 3457 8087 3460 8089  
3461 8089  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2301Z 239DEG 24KT 3447 8098  
 

 
 
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