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GA WFO COLUMBIA Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 4:50 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 16:50:23-05

WFO COLUMBIA Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Columbia SC

450 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the central Midlands

including the Columbia and Augusta Metro Areas Until 600 PM EST....

...Boaters on Lake Murray Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 446 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Newberry to

near Johnston then southwest across the Augusta Metro Area. The

storms were moving east at 40 to 45 mph.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Murray 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.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3.

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 195 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 97.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 36.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3325 8225 3349 8211 3354 8203

3357 8206 3389 8188 3434 8169 3435 8055

3380 8074 3310 8118 3311 8136 3316 8154

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 2146Z 273DEG 38KT 3428 8168 3390 8184 3328 8219 3284

8246

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the central Midlands

including the Columbia and Augusta Metro Areas Until 600 PM EST....

...Boaters on Lake Murray Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 446 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Newberry to

near Johnston then southwest across the Augusta Metro Area. The

storms were moving east at 40 to 45 mph.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Murray 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.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3.

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 195 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 97.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 36.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3325 8225 3349 8211 3354 8203

3357 8206 3389 8188 3434 8169 3435 8055

3380 8074 3310 8118 3311 8136 3316 8154

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 2146Z 273DEG 38KT 3428 8168 3390 8184 3328 8219 3284

8246

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