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13 September, 2017, 04:22
State emergency response officials along with Gov. McMaster will update South Carolinians on Irma's potential impact to the state.
At the height of Tropical Storm Irma, more than 200,000 customers were without power across SC. The center of Irma will move into southwestern Georgia later today, and move into eastern Alabama Tuesday morning.
According to the National Weather Service, the heaviest rains and higher chances of tornadoes will come from the eastern side of the storm as it passes to the west of SC.
McMaster and his disaster readiness team on Sunday offered updates about Irma, which hit Florida but wasn't expected to directly cross SC. "Fortunately, it's not hitting us like we thought it might but it's still hitting us and it will hit hard".
Tropical Storm Irma has left about 34,000 customers without power in SC. Forecasters warn wind gusts around 60 miles per hour (95 kph) and storm surge of up to 6 feet (2 meters) are possible later Monday.
Irma has weakened to a tropical depression, and heavy rainfall is continuing across the southeastern USA, according to the National Hurricane Center. A storm surge warning is also in effect.
Many schools in SC were closed or were opening on a delayed schedule Tuesday. There are the possibilities of tornadoes. The biggest problems are in Oconee and Charleston counties.
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Other utilities in the state report more than 2,000 customers without service Monday.
The Cayce, South Carolina-based organization was scheduled to hold its conference on September 12-14, but has chose to reschedule the conference to December 5-7 due to the approaching storm, according to a spokeswoman.
A hurricane watch is in effect Monday from Edisto Beach into Florida.
The governor said the state's prison system has thus far filled 54,500 sand bags for county and other agencies and have more than 11,000 left. Another man was killed after he lost control of a truck that carried a generator as winds whipped at tropical-storm strength, officials said.
The storm surge could reach 6 feet, especially from late morning to mid-afternoon.
As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles south of Atlanta, moving north-northwest at 17 mph with sustained winds of 50 mph. Forecasters say tornadoes are also possible.
"The wind may have stopped blowing, but for most of the Florida Keys, there is no fuel, electricity, running water, or cell service".
Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next day or so and Katia could be near major hurricane strength at landfall. At the same time, Hurricane Jose is spinning just behind Irma about 1,060 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles.
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Hurricane Jose main weakened into a Category 1 storm Tuesday morning as it turned eastward, the National Hurricane Center said. Regardless of Jose's exact track, there will be beach concerns up and down the East Coast as the storm churns offshore.
Key West, Marco Island , FL, and Naples, FL, all appear to have sustained significant water damage from the storm surge and winds. On the Atlantic coast off South Carolina, Hilton Head Island's 42,000 residents were under an evacuation order this morning.
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The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 2 a.m. advisory that Irma was about 25 miles northeast of the Tampa-St. The hurricane carried maximum sustained winds of up to 295 kph when it crashed into Barbuda island on Wednesday.
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The hurricane was responsible for at least 26 deaths, including 10 in Cuba, as it passed through Caribbean island nations. A half dozen states - Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Delaware and Oklahoma - saw gas prices drop by one to six cents.
Irma begins assault on Florida Keys
He said the water, electricity and sewage systems in the Keys were non-operational, and that trailer parks had been "overturned". It had weakened to a tropical storm by Monday morning (local time) as it headed toward Georgia. "It's so dark in here", he said.
Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall this weekend
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles. The latest forecast indicates that Jose could reach the northern Leeward Islands , where Irma first struck, by Saturday.
Hurricane Irma leaves Florida powerless, moves north
An unusually large hurricane, Irma left an exceptional swath of damage on both Florida coasts and almost everywhere in between. Expected to be even more unsafe than the powerful winds are the storm surges that threaten Florida's coastal cities.
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The Category 5 storm tore through the Caribbean and made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm Sunday morning. Federal funding also is available to governments and non-profit organizations for emergencies in all 67 Florida counties.
Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state
The good news with Jose is after passing the Less Antilles, the storm is expected to go northwest into the open Atlantic Ocean. Jose and Katia strengthened Wednesday afternoon, bringing the number of hurricanes churning in the Atlantic basin to three.
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Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida
The figure represents nearly 60% of the state's electricity users, who were still experiencing power outage as of 9 p.m. Miami International Airport, one of the busiest in the country, halted passenger flights through at least Monday.