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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
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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 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
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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
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* 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
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* 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
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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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