Team South Carolina Begins Transition to Normal Operations Following Tropical Storm Michael

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – As the need for immediate life-safety and disaster response resources begins to subside across the state, agencies are beginning the transition to normal, daily operations. Tropical Storm Michael is continuing to move rapidly out of South Carolina. Forecasters report the threat of tornadoes has ended and the threat of minor flooding is…

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Shift Change Notes 10/11/2018

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Shift Change Notes 10/11/2018   Operations No overnight updates, local news media out discussing weather impacts ESF-1 Monitoring road conditions as they become available, working on a list to separate Michael from Florence. Working to update Palmetto maps. 58 road closures, all due to Hurricane Florence, nothing new on Michael. Road crews will be out…

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Tropical Storm Michael 10/11/18 6am

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Tropical Storm Michael 10/11/18 6am Good morning, Impact Summary: Rain: Heavy rain will continue today, ending from west to east throughout the day. Flash flooding possible in some areas. Wind: Strong, gusty winds through today. Wind gusts between 40-50mph likely with a few higher gusts possible, especially in the eastern half of the state. Tornadoes:…

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Prepare for Hurricane Michael

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)– Governor Henry McMaster today announced that the state of South Carolina remains in a state of emergency due to continued flooding from Hurricane Florence and potential impact from Hurricane Michael. Forecasters believe Hurricane Michael will weaken to a tropical storm and begin affecting the state beginning Thursday. A copy…

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Don’t Let Your Business Go Up In Smoke – Message from Federated

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Press Release   October 02, 2018 Contact:   Lisa Hagenson                        Association Risk Management Services                        Federated Insurance Companies Phone:      507.455.5118 E-mail: lmhagenson@fedins.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Don’t Let Your Business Go Up In Smoke Fire Prevention Week – October 7-13, 2018 Every year, fires costs business owners billions of dollars—and that number doesn’t even…

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