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Crews Responding to Downed Trees and Outages

Post Date:09/11/2017 1:58 PM

Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at Operating Condition (OPCON) 2, closely monitoring hurricane Irma.

Dorchester County remains under a tropical storm warning.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Dorchester County until 2:00 PM, today.

A flash flood warning has been issued for the southeast portion of Dorchester County, until 3:00 PM, today. This includes all areas south of 17-A. The remaining portion of Dorchester County remains under a flash flood watch until 2:00 AM, tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Public Works and Public Safety crews continue to respond to reports of downed trees and water over the roadways. The most up to date information on road closures can be found on this site.


All shelters remain on standby for activation should the situation warrant. Residents who feel, they may need to relocate should relocate with family or friends and wait for information on shelter openings.

Citizens Call Center

The Citizens Call Center remains open. Staff is standing by to answer citizens’ questions at (843) 832-0393 and/or (843) 563-0393.