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Severe thunderstorm warning expires for Charleston, Berkeley Counties

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A severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Charleston and Berkeley Counties has expired.

At 5:29 p.m., the weather service issued a special weather statement saying the storm that prompted the warning had weakened below severe limits and no longer posed an immediate threat to life or property and that the warning would expire at 5:30 p.m. as initially indicated.

They said heavy rain is still possible with the storm system.

At 4:22 p.m., the National Weather Service said a severe thunderstorm was located near North Charleston moving east at 10 miles per hour. The National Weather Service reported 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. That led to the warning being issued.

Impacted areas included Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Goose Creek and Hanahan.

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