571  
WWUS82 KCHS 132209  
SPSCHS  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
609 PM EDT FRI SEP 13 2019  
 
SCZ045-132300-  
INLAND BERKELEY-  
609 PM EDT FRI SEP 13 2019  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY COUNTY
 
 
 
...MARINERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND EASTERN LAKE MARION SHOULD SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR...  
 
AT 608 PM EDT, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A  
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF GOURDIN, OR 12 MILES  
SOUTHWEST OF KINGSTREE, MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...STRONG WINDS 45 TO 55 MPH.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF  
LIGHT, UNSECURED OBJECTS.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...  
SUMMERVILLE, MONCKS CORNER, ST. STEPHEN, BONNEAU, CROSS, NORTHERN  
LAKE MOULTRIE, OLD SANTEE CANAL STATE PARK AND EASTERN LAKE MARION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS ON LAKE MOULTRIE AND THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF LAKE MARION  
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER,  
STAY AS LOW AS POSSIBLE AND WEAR A PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE.  
REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER YOU ARE AT RISK FOR BEING STRUCK BY  
LIGHTNING.  
 
EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
REPORT DAMAGE DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT  
1-888-383-2024 WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL YOUR  
REPORT TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3350 7996 3343 7987 3343 7988 3340 7985  
3337 7980 3338 7979 3333 7975 3304 8017  
3325 8036 3327 8036 3327 8030 3330 8025  
3345 8022 3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2208Z 045DEG 26KT 3355 7999  
 

 
 
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