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Statement as of 11:36 PM EDT on May 28, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 29, 2016


This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 120 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 31.0n 79.5w
    - storm intensity 45 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stalled... but should resume a
slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later tonight. This storm
will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions over
bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday
night. Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with higher amounts will
push storm total rainfall amounts up to 2 to 4 inches across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts near 6 inches possible...
especially along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding...
mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina
coast close to the times of high tide. However... significant flash
flooding is not expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly
dependent on the movement of Bonnie.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding could prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------


* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 3 am EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



1136 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 120 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 31.0n 79.5w
    - storm intensity 45 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stalled... but should resume a
slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later tonight. This storm
will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions over
bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday
night. Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with higher amounts will
push storm total rainfall amounts up to 2 to 4 inches across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts near 6 inches possible...
especially along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding...
mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina
coast close to the times of high tide. However... significant flash
flooding is not expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly
dependent on the movement of Bonnie.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding could prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------


* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 3 am EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



1136 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 120 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 31.0n 79.5w
    - storm intensity 45 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stalled... but should resume a
slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later tonight. This storm
will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions over
bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday
night. Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with higher amounts will
push storm total rainfall amounts up to 2 to 4 inches across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts near 6 inches possible...
especially along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding...
mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina
coast close to the times of high tide. However... significant flash
flooding is not expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly
dependent on the movement of Bonnie.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding could prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------


* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 3 am EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


1136 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 120 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 31.0n 79.5w
    - storm intensity 45 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stalled... but should resume a
slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later tonight. This storm
will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions over
bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday
night. Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with higher amounts will
push storm total rainfall amounts up to 2 to 4 inches across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts near 6 inches possible...
especially along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding...
mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina
coast close to the times of high tide. However... significant flash
flooding is not expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly
dependent on the movement of Bonnie.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding could prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia...
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------


* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 3 am EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


758 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**


New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 130 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stallled... but should
resume a slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later this evening.
This storm will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through at least the first part of Sunday. These winds may
bring down some tree branches or small limbs... produce hazardous
driving conditions over bridges... and cause some scattered power
outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday.
Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts possible... especially
along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding... mainly in
low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina coast close
to the times of high tide. However... significant flash flooding is not
expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the
exact track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina and southeast
Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 12 midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



758 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**


New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 130 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stallled... but should
resume a slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later this evening.
This storm will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through at least the first part of Sunday. These winds may
bring down some tree branches or small limbs... produce hazardous
driving conditions over bridges... and cause some scattered power
outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday.
Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts possible... especially
along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding... mainly in
low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina coast close
to the times of high tide. However... significant flash flooding is not
expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the
exact track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina and southeast
Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 12 midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.



758 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**


New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 130 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stallled... but should
resume a slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later this evening.
This storm will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through at least the first part of Sunday. These winds may
bring down some tree branches or small limbs... produce hazardous
driving conditions over bridges... and cause some scattered power
outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday.
Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts possible... especially
along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding... mainly in
low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina coast close
to the times of high tide. However... significant flash flooding is not
expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the
exact track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina and southeast
Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 12 midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


758 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie slows to a crawl**


New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for inland
      Berkeley... inland Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston... coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley

* storm information:
    - about 130 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Savannah GA
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie located about 130 miles south-southeast of
Charleston has at least temporarily stallled... but should
resume a slow motion towards the South Carolina coast later this evening.
This storm will likely remain near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within rainbands... will
be possible through at least the first part of Sunday. These winds may
bring down some tree branches or small limbs... produce hazardous
driving conditions over bridges... and cause some scattered power
outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times through at least Sunday.
Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected across southeast
South Carolina... with locally higher amounts possible... especially
along the coast. There will be a risk for minor flooding... mainly in
low lying and poorly drained areas near the South Carolina coast close
to the times of high tide. However... significant flash flooding is not
expected at this time. Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the
exact track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for life
threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the Holiday
weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina and southeast
Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable due to debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded locations. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways, especially for high
      profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal sections of southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia,
little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 12 midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


557 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**tropical storm Bonnie has now formed**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for
      Berkeley... Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston.

* Storm information:
    - about 110 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Beaufort SC or about 120 miles southeast of
      Savannah GA
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie has developed offshore. Bonnie continues to
move toward the South Carolina coast. This storm is slowing down
as it approaches the South Carolina coast... and will likely remain
near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within
rainbands... will be possible by this evening through at least the
first part of Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions
over bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times this evening through
at least Sunday. Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected
across southeast South Carolina... with locally higher amounts
possible... especially along the coast. There will be a risk for
minor flooding... mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near
the South Carolina coast close to the times of high tide.
However... significant flash flooding is not expected at this time.
Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the exact
track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for
life threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the
Holiday weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts
include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated
      roadways, especially for high profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across southeast Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 9 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



557 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**tropical storm Bonnie has now formed**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for
      Berkeley... Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston.

* Storm information:
    - about 110 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Beaufort SC or about 120 miles southeast of
      Savannah GA
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie has developed offshore. Bonnie continues to
move toward the South Carolina coast. This storm is slowing down
as it approaches the South Carolina coast... and will likely remain
near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within
rainbands... will be possible by this evening through at least the
first part of Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions
over bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times this evening through
at least Sunday. Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected
across southeast South Carolina... with locally higher amounts
possible... especially along the coast. There will be a risk for
minor flooding... mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near
the South Carolina coast close to the times of high tide.
However... significant flash flooding is not expected at this time.
Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the exact
track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for
life threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the
Holiday weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts
include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated
      roadways, especially for high profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across southeast Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 9 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



557 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**tropical storm Bonnie has now formed**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for
      Berkeley... Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston.

* Storm information:
    - about 110 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Beaufort SC or about 120 miles southeast of
      Savannah GA
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie has developed offshore. Bonnie continues to
move toward the South Carolina coast. This storm is slowing down
as it approaches the South Carolina coast... and will likely remain
near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within
rainbands... will be possible by this evening through at least the
first part of Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions
over bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times this evening through
at least Sunday. Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected
across southeast South Carolina... with locally higher amounts
possible... especially along the coast. There will be a risk for
minor flooding... mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near
the South Carolina coast close to the times of high tide.
However... significant flash flooding is not expected at this time.
Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the exact
track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for
life threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the
Holiday weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts
include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated
      roadways, especially for high profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across southeast Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 9 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


557 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**tropical storm Bonnie has now formed**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for
      Berkeley... Jasper... Beaufort... coastal
      Colleton... Charleston.

* Storm information:
    - about 110 miles south-southeast of Charleston SC or about 120
      miles southeast of Beaufort SC or about 120 miles southeast of
      Savannah GA
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical Storm Bonnie has developed offshore. Bonnie continues to
move toward the South Carolina coast. This storm is slowing down
as it approaches the South Carolina coast... and will likely remain
near or around the region through Monday.

The main impacts from this system are expected to remain mainly over
the coastal regions within the Tropical Storm Warning area. Tropical
storm force winds of up to 45 mph... especially within
rainbands... will be possible by this evening through at least the
first part of Sunday. These winds may bring down some tree
branches or small limbs... produce hazardous driving conditions
over bridges... and cause some scattered power outages.

The rain could become locally heavy at times this evening through
at least Sunday. Storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches is expected
across southeast South Carolina... with locally higher amounts
possible... especially along the coast. There will be a risk for
minor flooding... mainly in low lying and poorly drained areas near
the South Carolina coast close to the times of high tide.
However... significant flash flooding is not expected at this time.
Rainfall totals will be highly dependent on the exact
track... intensity and forward speed of the tropical system.

At the coast and beaches... there is an increased risk for
life threatening rip currents... with some beach erosion along the
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia coasts through the
Holiday weekend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts
include:
    - rivers and tributaries could quickly rise with swifter
      currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches could
      become swollen and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in normally
      vulnerable spots. Rapid ponding of water could occur at
      underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Several
      storm drains and retention ponds become near-full and begin to
      overflow. Some brief Road and bridge closures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Potential impacts
include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated
      roadways, especially for high profile vehicles.
    - Isolated to scattered power and communications outages.

* Other coastal hazards:
there will be stronger and more frequent rip currents as well as
beach erosion along the beaches of both southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia through the Holiday weekend.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across southeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation of saltwater mainly along immediate
      shorelines and in low-lying spots farther inland near rivers
      and creeks.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread
      with surge water. Driving conditions hazardous in places where
      surge water covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf possibly breaching
      dunes, mainly in normally vulnerable locations. Strong rip
      currents.
    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks,
      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across southeast Georgia. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans.
    - Isolated locations could experience tornado damage, along with
      power and communications disruptions.
    - In isolated locations, tornadoes could damage trees, vehicles,
      boats and buildings, especially Mobile homes and and other
      poorly constructed structures.

Elsewhere across southeast Georgia, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County or Parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Charleston SC around 9 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


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