Statement as of 5:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2017
Expires 5:30 PM EDT on August 23, 2017
500 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017
... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact
southeastern Union County until 530 PM EDT...
At 500 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 13 miles southeast of Monroe, or near Pageland,
moving east at 20 mph.
Locations to be impacted include...
sturdivants and Trinity.
In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph will be
possible in these areas.
Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.
Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.
Lat... Lon 3481 8032 3482 8056 3488 8063 3499 8030
time... Mot... loc 2100z 250deg 19kt 3482 8042