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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
518 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SCZ045-048>052-241300-
INLAND BERKELEY-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
COASTAL JASPER-TIDAL BERKELEY-
518 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...GUSTY WINDS IMPACTING PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
EARLY THIS MORNING...

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE
TRACKS INLAND FROM THE COAST. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35 TO 40 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 8 AM. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COMBINED
WITH WET GROUNDS COULD RESULT IN A FEW DOWNED TREES OR POWER
LINES. EVEN HIGHER WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE ELEVATED BRIDGES
AROUND THE CHARLESTON METRO AREA...INCLUDING THE RAVENEL
BRIDGE...THE DON HOLT BRIDGE...THE JAMES B. EDWARDS BRIDGE...THE
BEN SAWYER BRIDGE...AND THE ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTRA CAUTION ON AREA BRIDGES...ESPECIALLY IF DRIVING A HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS OR
THE INTERNET FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

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