Hurricane Local Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WTUS82 KCHS 040316 HLSCHS SCZ045-050-052-040430- Hurricane Isaias Local Statement Advisory Number 28 National Weather Service Charleston SC AL092020 1116 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020 This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia **Conditions rapidly improving overnight** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - All watches and warnings have been canceled * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * STORM INFORMATION: - About 110 miles northeast of Charleston SC or about 190 miles northeast of Savannah GA - 33.8N 78.5W - Storm Intensity 85 mph - Movement North-northeast or 20 degrees at 22 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Hurricane Isaias will move inland near the North Carolina and South Carolina border tonight. Conditions across coastal South Carolina are rapidly improving as the storm moves away from our area. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * WIND: Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. * SURGE: Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. * FLOODING RAIN: Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ---------------------------------- * EVACUATIONS: RECOVERY PHASE - Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have given the all clear to return. * OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: Be alert for any lingering wind gusts which could take down weakened trees and/or power lines, collapse damaged structures, or cause flying debris. Be alert for potential flooding from rising rivers and streams which may have yet to crest. Remain informed of the latest river forecasts and heed any flood watches and warnings. Be alert for flooded roads which could be compromised or littered with debris. Avoid travel until water levels subside and roads have been cleared. Do not drive through places where flood waters cover the road. Turn around, don`t drown! * 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 ----------- As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston SC regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. $$

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