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HURRICANE MATTHEW LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 43
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  AL142016
458 PM EDT SAT OCT 8 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**HURRICANE MATTHEW TRACKING AWAY FROM THE AREA** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - THE HURRICANE WARNING FOR DORCHESTER...INLAND 
      BERKELEY...CHARLESTON AND TIDAL BERKELEY HAS BEEN CANCELLED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 130 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SC OR ABOUT 200 MILES 
      NORTHEAST OF SAVANNAH GA
    - 33.8N 78.2W
    - STORM INTENSITY 75 MPH
    - MOVEMENT EAST-NORTHEAST OR 70 DEGREES AT 13 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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HURRICANE MATTHEW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE REGION.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
LITTLE TO NO  ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME 
ACROSS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:

RECOVERY PHASE - DO NOT RETURN TO EVACUATED AREAS UNTIL IT IS SAFE. 
LISTEN FOR THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR 
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BE READY TO ADAPT TO POSSIBLE CHANGES TO 
THE FORECAST.

* 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
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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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