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Tropical Storm Michael Local Statement Advisory Number 21
National Weather Service Charleston SC  AL142018
505 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL NOW MOVING AWAY FROM THE AREA** 

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 240 miles north-northeast of Charleston SC or about 310 
      miles north-northeast of Savannah GA
    - 36.1N 78.8W
    - Storm Intensity 50 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 50 degrees at 24 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Storm Michael is expected to track northeastward across
North Carolina this evening. Gusty conditions will continue across
southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina until sunset. Dangerous
surf conditions will remain along the Charleston County coast through
early this evening.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Life-threatening rip currents and very rough surf are expected at Charleston
County beaches until early this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Closely monitor weather.gov, NOAA Weather radio or local news outlets 
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes 
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather 
warnings.

* 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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