• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    SCZ015-022330- Lancaster SC- 642 PM EDT SUN SEP 2 2018 ...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of southwestern Lancaster County Until 730 PM EDT.... ...Boaters on Lake Wateree Should Seek Safe Harbor... At 641 PM EDT...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Great Falls to near Heath Springs, moving northwest at 20 mph. HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph and pea sized hail. IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to plants, trees and crops is possible. Damage to windshields is unlikely. Some locations in the path of these storms include... Lancaster, Kershaw, Elgin, Heath Springs, Irwin and Fishing Creek Reservoir. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Boaters on Lake Wateree 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. These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio and television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service. && LAT...LON 3451 8052 3450 8054 3449 8055 3450 8059 3449 8068 3451 8069 3450 8071 3450 8074 3454 8074 3450 8081 3450 8088 3457 8087 3460 8089 3467 8089 3470 8086 3470 8071 TIME...MOT...LOC 2241Z 123DEG 17KT 3454 8085 3454 8071 $$

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