Grand Strand and Pee Dee Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Florence
  • Dillon

SCZ024-032-033-240315-
Marion SC-Florence SC-Dillon SC-
1033 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR FLORENCE...DILLON AND MARION
COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 PM EDT...

At 1032 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms extending from just east of Florence into Marion and
Dillon and Mullins, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Marion, Dillon, Mullins, Latta, Pamplico, Lake View, Sellers, Fork,
Blue Brick, Zion, Hamer, Mars Bluff, Gapway, Brittons Neck, Rains,
Gresham, New Hope, Minturn, Hyman and Oak Grove.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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LAT...LON 3460 7944 3430 7907 3426 7913 3422 7914
3420 7917 3418 7917 3418 7919 3411 7922
3409 7925 3407 7924 3406 7925 3403 7930
3401 7931 3400 7933 3396 7933 3393 7931
3390 7933 3398 7979
TIME...MOT...LOC 0232Z 266DEG 23KT 3422 7932

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