Hurricane Dorian Update: 9/3/19

Last update: 9/3/19 at 10:32 pm

While we wait for Hurricane Dorian to make it's way north, now is a good time to finalize plans (if you haven't already) and review some important info.

This guide should help you before, during, and after the storm:

BEFORE

DURING

  • In Charleston, you can connect to 9-1-1 by calling, texting, or going online. You're asked to "CALL if you can, TEXT if you can't, CONNECT if you must at "
    • Only use 9-1-1 for actual emergencies
    • Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch (for non-emergency concerns): 843-743-7200
  • Helpful Phone Numbers
  • South Carolina DOT Road Closures
  • City of Charleston Real Time Road Closures
  • Remember - "Turn around, don't drown!" Don't drive through flood waters!
    • SCEMD: "Most Hurricane deaths are the result of drownings. Don't gamble with your life by walking or driving through flood waters."
  • If winds are strong enough, bridge travel may be discouraged. You can learn about Charleston County's High Wind Bridge Procedure here
  • If you need something during the storm, click here to see what's open.

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