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Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 6:09 AM EST on March 05, 2015

... Lake Wind Advisory now in effect until 4 am EST Friday...

* timing... through 4 am Friday morning.

* Winds... gusts around 25 knots.

* Impacts... strong gusty winds will make area lakes dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats and personal watercraft will be
especially prone to capsizing.




Public Information Statement
Statement as of 7:45 am EST on March 5, 2015


... Peak wind gust reports from Wednesday afternoon...

Location speed
Wateree (rcwinds) 43 mph
Headquarters (rcwinds) 42 mph
Camden-Woodward Field 41 mph
Elders Pond (rcwinds) 41 mph
Columbia Metro Airport 41 mph
Lake Murray dam 39 mph
St. Andrews (rcwinds) 39 mph
Columbia Hamilton-Owens down 38 mph
Columbia Metro Airport 38 mph
Columbia Hamilton Owens fld 37 mph
6 E Jefferson 36 mph
gills creek (rcwinds) 35 mph
Pine View-Garners Ferry (rc) 35 mph
Augusta Bush Field 35 mph
Augusta Bush Field 34 mph
Orangeburg County Airport 33 mph
Cheraw Municipal Airport 33 mph
Williams Brice (rcwinds) 33 mph
Lake Wateree dam 33 mph
Jackson Creek (rcwinds0 32 mph
Lake Murray towers (usgs) 32 mph
mcentire ang 32 mph
Orangeburg Municipal Airport 32 mph
Shaw AFB 32 mph
Aiken Municipal Airport 31 mph
3 S Martinez 31 mph
utilities (rcwinds) 31 mph
Hwy 601-Leesburg Rd (rcwinds)31 mph
2 ESE Springfield 30 mph
public works (rcwinds) 30 mph
upper Richland (rcwinds) 30 mph
3 SSW Wedgewood 30 mph
8 WSW Snelling 30 mph
Daniel Field Airport 30 mph
Bear Creek (rcwinds) 30 mph
Blythewood hs (rcwinds) 30 mph
Lake Wateree dam 30 mph
Flotilla Island lk Murray 27 mph

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.
Thanks to the Richland County mesonet and USGS for their data.


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