Midlands residents should be prepared for power outages as the remnants of Hurricane Irma slide into the Southeast.
The First Alert Weather Team is forecasting a busy day of storms as the rest of the storm hits large portions of the Midlands. As a result of this, heavy rains, high winds with gusts up top 50 MPH+ are expected along with the threat of isolated tornadoes.
Monday afternoon, several thousand Midlands residents are without power. SCE&G reports several thousand customers are without power in South Carolina, mostly in Beaufort, Charleston and Aiken Counties.The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina report nearly 15,000 power outages.
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As always, we'll keep you up to date as Irma affects South Carolina.