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SC issues civil emergency alert

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The South Carolina Emergency Management agency has issued a civil emergency in the wake of the winter storm as a reminder to residents to stay safe, even though the storm has passed.


The alert reads: From the South Carolina Emergency Management Division a state of

emergency is in effect. Fallen trees, downed power lines and debris still pose danger to motorists on some roads that are clear of snow and ice. South Carolina Department of Public Safety and South Carolina Department of Transportation urge motorists to reduce speed and use caution when driving on secondary roads. In the event of an emergency call *HP or 911. For the status of state government offices visit


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