How powerful will Hurricane Irma be when it nears SC?
12 September, 2017, 16:32 | Author: Leah Owens
The last major hurricane to hit SC was Hugo in September 1989.
"The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Irma", Deal said Thursday.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for SC on Wednesday to allow state agencies to coordinate their efforts in preparation of Irma's expected arrival.
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As the storm moves toward Tampa Sunday night, utilities across Southwest Florida show more than 400,000 customers without power . The National Hurricane Center said Irma is expected to remain powerful as it heads north along the state's Gulf Coast.
State officials in North Carolina say they remain vigilant, especially in the western part of the state, where forecasters say 3 to 8 inches of rain are expected, with as much as 12 inches possible in some spots. Forecasters said tropical storm force winds could reach Georgia over the weekend and possibly SC soon after, though Irma's exact path remained uncertain still days away.
For more information on hurricane preparedness, visit the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency website here. "If you have a local issue, you can always call 911 as the No. 1 option", said GEMA/HS Director Homer Bryson also at the Sunday press conference.
A state of emergency had previously been declared in 94 counties; it was expanded to Georgia's other 65 counties Sunday.
"I want to caution all Georgians: Just because the weather now may appear calm, do not take it for granted", Deal said.
When, exactly, SC will start feeling the effects of Irma remains unclear since there is still some uncertainty relating to when the storm will turn north.
He noted SC is still recovering from Hurricane Matthew previous year and massive flooding in 2015. In Georgia, three people died and damage from falling trees and flooding in low-lying areas caused an estimated $500 million in damages.
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The widespread outages stretch from the Florida Keys all the way into central Florida . "The Keys I'm very concerned about". Nielsen had to shut down a national data center in Oldsmar, Fla., area in advance of Hurricane Irma hitting the area.
The description of the event read: "Everyone takes their fans outside and points them at Hurricane Irma to blow it away from us". More than 6m people in Florida were urged to evacuate as Irma approached, though some chose to sit it out.
Delta Airlines spokesperson Trebor Banstetter said that they are already investigating why that fare showed up on Expedia. He was told second-hand that many airline employees missed their shifts while tending to personal issues related to Irma.
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Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said today the areas with the most power outages were coastal Glynn and Chatham counties. Significant impacts can be expected as high tide approaches, including portions of the Savannah and Charleston Metro areas.
The second one, in Marco Island, was a Category 3 that left the island without water and power, authorities said. A tropical storm warning was issued for the first time ever in Atlanta, some 200 miles from the sea.
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