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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**
* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- All watches and warnings have been canceled
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
* 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
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.
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time
across the Midlands of central South Carolina and east central
* 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
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.