Published: Sun, September 10, 2017
World Media | By June Phelps

Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston

Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston

McMaster - whose 2018 reelection campaign has been an unmitigated disaster thus far - took a page out of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's book last month by touting his pro-life credentials to evangelical voters.

A list of available shelters, staffed by the Department of Social Services and the Red Cross, will be updated on EMD's website as they open.

McMaster's move "sought to boost his status among social conservative voters", as we noted at the time.

McMaster says there are No other evacuations ordered. "This is an important step in the fight to defend all life in SC". Branded gas stations (Exxon, BP, etc.) are not experiencing shortages because they have contracts with the major oil companies, a press release from the governor's office said. Five percent of respondents said they were unsure.

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The latest weather forecast expects Hurricane Irma to pass coastal SC to the west. The shelters are now only for South Carolinians, but they are preparing to receive residents from Florida and Georgia should they be needed.

Even as Irma tracks west, hurricane force winds could extend up to 70 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds can extend 185 miles.

"The storm surge is not something to be taken lightly", McMaster said.

Gov. Henry McMaster ordered residents of barrier islands in three S.C. counties to evacuate late Friday, as weather experts warned of storm surges expected to accompany Hurricane Irma's arrival.

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"You never know where a hurricane is going to go", he said. He said this could result in flash flooding, especially in the mountainous terrain and the Upstate. That executive order signed Thursday afternoon required hospitals, nursing homes, hospice centers and other in-patient facilities in eight counties to immediately begin moving patients inland.

The deadly storm has devastated several islands in the Caribbean and caused massive evacuations across Florida and Georgia. Emergency shelter locations will be announced as soon as they are open. Beaufort County: Bluffton High School, 12 H.C. McCracken Circle, in Bluffton; Battery Creek High, 1 Blue Dolphin Drive, in Beaufort.

City of Columbia and Richland County will be closed Monday.

Estill High School, 1450 Columbia Highway North, in Estill; Orangeburg: Bethune Bowman Middle/High School, 4857 Charleston Highway, in Rowesville; Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, 601 Bruin Parkway, in Orangeburg.

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It is tied for second most intense with Hurricane Wilma in 2005, Hurricane Gilbert in 1988 and the 1935 Florida Keys hurricane. Scott said on Twitter that he had discussed the latest storm on Monday with President Donald Trump .

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