Hurricane Statement

Last Updated: 17:23 PM. Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 EDT

Until 01:30 AM. Friday, Oct 12, 2018

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-120530- Tropical Storm Michael Local Statement Advisory Number 21 National Weather Service Columbia SC AL142018 522 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 This product covers the Midlands of central South Carolina and east central Georgia CSRA **All Tropical Storm Warnings for the Midlands Are Cancelled** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - All watches and warnings have been canceled * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * STORM INFORMATION: - About 190 miles northeast of Columbia SC or about 260 miles northeast of Augusta GA - 36.1N 78.8W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement Northeast or 50 degrees at 24 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Strong wind gusts over the Midlands and CSRA will decrease through the late afternoon and evening. All rainfall associated with Michael has pushed out of the forecast area as well. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * WIND: Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across the Midlands of central South Carolina and east central Georgia CSRA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ---------------------------------- * EVACUATIONS: RECOVERY PHASE - Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have given the all clear to return. * OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: If your home or shelter was damaged, be alert to the smell of gas leaks and be cautious around electrical wiring, broken glass, jagged metal and wood, and protruding nails and screws. Check on your neighbors. If necessary, help them connect with their points of contact. * ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov - For information from the state of South Carolina see scemd.org - For information from the state of Georgia see gema.ga.gov NEXT UPDATE ----------- As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Columbia SC regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. $$

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Meteorologist Keith Monday