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The state Emergency Operations Center is now fully activated at Operating Condition Three as state agencies prepare for any possible effects from Hurricane Irma. Islands in Beaufort, Colleton and Jasper counties are covered by the order.
Branded gas stations are not experiencing shortages, and McMaster said drivers should not feel the need to repeatedly top up their tanks or take additional reserves.
Traffic congestion has eased on S.C. interstates, down to 15 percent above the normal load. The shelters are now only for South Carolinians, but they are preparing to receive residents from Florida and Georgia should they be needed.
(AP) - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has yet to decide whether to order residents to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma.
The Columbia area is unlikely to experience hurricane-force winds but could see tornadoes Monday, forecasters said around midday Saturday.
"The storm surge is not something to be taken lightly", McMaster said.
He continued to urge remaining stragglers to get out while they still can. Heavy rains could lead to flash flooding or river flooding throughout next week.
Even though it now appears that SC may avoid a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, forecasters are warning that the storm may bring "very significant coastal flooding" to areas such as Charleston. 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.
Here is a list of open shelters: Colleton County: Colleton Middle School, 1379 Tuskegee Airmen Drive in Walterboro.
City of Columbia and Richland County will be closed Monday.
Bulletin High School and Battery Creak High School in Beaufort County will open as shelters at 9 a.m. Sunday. Winds could be as strong as 60 miles per hour farther south and west of Columbia.
Shelters on standby: Allendale: Fairfax Elementary School, 734 East 14th Street, in Fairfax; Allendale Elementary School, 4561 Allendale-Fairfax Highway, in Allendale; Charleston: North Charleston High School, 1087 East Montague Avenue, in North Charleston; Stall High School, 3625 Ashley Phosphate Road, in North Charleston.
An 80 percent majority backed independence in a symbolic referendum in 2014, which the federal government ruled unconstitutional. There will be no minimum turnout requirement to make the result of the referendum binding, Puigdemont said in a recent briefing.
The National Guard took over a private airport in Brookshire, where they are preparing 8,000 pounds of supplies. Hapgood says it's not the first time Iowa soldiers have been called on following a major storm.
It is not uncommon for this part of southern Ontario to see a low number of human cases of the disease per year. Health officials are looking into two potential human cases of the West Nile virus in Simcoe County.
A federal judge temporarily banned Texas from enforcing restrictions on second trimester abortions set to take effect Friday. This procedure can last hours or days, and is more painful and can be more medically unsafe for the patient.
At that time, the developers were focusing on creating a phone with extra sensors to implement augmented reality. It all sounds very similar to existing Apple ARKit demos floating around the internet, which you can see here .
The five occupants of the Audi A3 jumped out and went on a stabbing spree, killing a woman, before they were shot dead by police. People also carried red, white and yellow roses to signify the colors of Barcelona , the second-largest city in Spain .
Callaway, a junior and the team's top playmaker, has 89 catches for 1,399 yards and 11 touchdowns in two seasons. McElwain suspended seven other players for the opener in a crop headlined by wide receiver Antonio Callaway .
As Tropical Storm Harvey travels inland toward Louisiana and continues to flood Texas, the death toll too has continued to rise. Her auto had stalled in floodwaters and when she grabbed her daughter and got out of the vehicle , floodwater swept them away.
Interestingly, while Apple's existing phones have squared-off corners, the iPhone 8's display reportedly has rounded corners. Apple is expected to provide more details about its features and release date at the September 12 product launch event.
The court said that it had " dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by" the two member states. Human rights groups have criticized Hungary and Poland for their reluctance to take in any refugees.
Kvitova , who is left-handed, wasn't sure she'd be able to hold a racket again. "I don't have words to describe", she said. Playing in only her eighth tournament this year, Kvitova could be short of match practice but not confidence at the U.S.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch was a "curtain-raiser of its resolute countermeasures" against the U.S. This could risk triggering a military retaliation from the United States if something goes wrong.
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The former Ohio State player and coach has racked up more wins over the Wolverines than he can count at this point. The Wolverines passing game gave reason for concern, because once again running back Ty Isaac was outstanding.
Data On 'Millions' Of Time Warner Cable Customers Leaked
The security researchers were investigating a different data breach incident at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It appears as though numerous customers who are affected were also using the Time Warner Cable smartphone app.
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ACLU Sues Trump Over Transgender Military Ban
Catherine Schmid, a 33-year-old woman now serving in Joint Base Lewis-McChord who has applied to become an Army warrant officer. Senator John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's order banning banning transgender people from entering the military.