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Post-Tropical Cyclone Ian Local Statement Advisory Number 34
National Weather Service Columbia SC  AL092022
1100 PM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022

This product covers the Midlands of central South Carolina and east central Georgia CSRA

**Strongest winds have moved north of the Midlands** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 110 miles north-northeast of Sumter SC
    - 35.3N 79.5W
    - Storm Intensity 50 mph
    - Movement North or 350 degrees at 15 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Significant impacts no longer expected across the Midlands and CSRA. 
The strongest winds and rainfall associated with Ian are now outside 
of the forecast area.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* 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
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chainsaws and axes. 
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. 
Leaning trees and those which have fallen on roofs or power lines can 
be especially dangerous. If you are not in good health or unsure 
about what you are doing, have someone with tree cutting experience 
do the job. Never cut trees without a partner.

If using a generator, avoid carbon monoxide poisoning by following 
instructions provided by the manufacturer. Operate your generator in 
a well-ventilated space outside of your living area and away from 
open doors and windows.

* 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
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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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