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Squall line Producing Wind Damage in Georgetown County

On February 26, 2008, A strong cold front brought with it an impressive line of showers and thunderstorms and some severe weather in Georgetown County. The damage occurred near the Outland/Carvers Bay area. When looping the can see the stronger and more widespread convection remained to the south. This is shown by the colder cloudtops and density of the lightning strikes. With the stronger activity remaining to the south...low-level moisture advection or the lack thereof kept the strong line of convection somewhat in check.


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