Lightning Interrupts 1st NCAA Football Game of 2013

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Lightning Interrupts 1st NCAA Football Game of 2013

Post by cCatclaw » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:49 pm

The game between UNC and USC (South Carolina) Has been delayed due to lightning in the area. Good decision. I also found the weather alert related.


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
839 PM EDT THU AUG 29 2013

SCZ027-028-037-300130-
CALHOUN-LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-
839 PM EDT THU AUG 29 2013

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LEXINGTON...RICHLAND
AND CALHOUN COUNTIES THROUGH 930 PM EDT...

AT 837 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SOUTH SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH THRUOGH
RICHLAND COUNTY APPROACHING THE COLUMBIA METRO AREA.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
ARCADIA LAKES...CAYCE...COLUMBIA...DENTSVILLE...FOREST ACRES...
IRMO...ST. ANDREWS...ST. MATTHEWS...WEST COLUMBIA...WOODFIELDS...FORT
JACKSON AND FIVE POINTS...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
SHERIFF...OR USE
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.COLUMBIA.GOV TO RELAY
SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS. &&

LAT...LON 3362 8082 3412 8125 3423 8100 3373 8064
TIME...MOT...LOC 0037Z 012DEG 11KT 3401 8086

$$
MC
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