Weather Watch Archives

Hurricane Michael Cancellations

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES   – Charleston County School District schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, October 11, 2018. All afterschool activities, sporting events and extended day programs will be canceled as well. Officials plan to resume

Hurricane Florence: How to Help

Hurricane Florence made landfall last week devastating homes and businesses across the Carolinas. Unfortunately, Florence is still hanging around causing major flooding. In Charleston, we were lucky. Now it’s time to help those who weren’t so lucky.

Hurricane Florence Evacuation Shelters

There is still time to evacuate your home to a nearby shelter as Hurricane Florence approaches. While Charleston may not experience a direct hit, we are no stranger to flooding and Florence will be no exception. Thankfully

Evacuation Assistance

Charleston County Emergency Management is urging citizens who live in low-lying areas and are concerned about flooding to follow the Governor’s order and evacuate. The new release states that those needing assistance evacuating to a hurricane shelter

Berkley County Emergency Update

Berkeley County leaders continue to prepare for the potential impacts Hurricane Florence could have on South Carolina. The news release states that the Berkeley County Emergency Operations Center moved to OPCON 1 at 12 p.m. Tuesday, September

Sand Bag Locations

Beginning at 1:00 p.m., September 12, sandbags and sand will be available at the below locations. Citizens must bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. Bags should only be filled 2/3 of the way full, to

Comcast Opens FREE Hotspots

Comcast opened nearly 7,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots in Charleston, S.C., Savannah, Ga., and Augusta, Ga., ahead of Hurricane Florence. The hotspots will help residents and emergency personnel stay connected as the weather event makes its anticipated landfall

Emergency Numbers- Shelter Locations

North Charleston Citizen (843-740-2800) Charleston County Citizens (843-746-3900) Dorchester County (843-832-0393) Berkeley County (843-719-4817) SCDOT (855-467-2368)   CHARLESTON, SC – Here is a list of shelters that will be provided in the Lowcountry due to Hurricane Florence. BERKELEY


Lanes will be reversed on four major highways, including U.S. 501, and state offices in 26 counties will be closed (as will schools.) A mandatory evacuation is also in place for certain hospitals in the area. The