***Update*** Tropical Storm Florence

Tropical Storm Florence is moving West at 3 MPH with 70 MPH sustained winds. The storm will continue to track through South Carolina heading West and will eventually take a Northern turn late Saturday, early Sunday. Considering the below forecasts…

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***Update*** Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall this morning in Wrightsville Beach, NC as a category 1 hurricane. What We Know  The storm has substantially weakened since making landfall. Florence will continue to become less intense as it continues moving on land Currently,…

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***Update*** Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall at approximately 7:00 AM Friday morning in Wrightsville, NC, 100 miles northeast of Myrtle Beach. The storm is a Category 1 hurricane, with 90 MPH sustained winds and has already delivered heavy amounts of rain on…

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***Update*** Hurricane Florence

What we know: Hurricane Florence is still a category 4 storm, with sustained winds in excess of 130 MPH. As of this morning, predictive models have shifted landfall just south of Wilmington, NC, near the border of South Carolina at…

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***Update*** Hurricane Florence – Lane Reversals

At 12:00 PM today, Governor McMaster’s mandatory coastal evacuation will commence.  The evacuation order requires lane reversals on some major South Carolina highways and interstates. There have been questions to Emergency Preparedness regarding the lane reversals and just how far…

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***Update*** Hurricane Florence

What we know: Hurricane Florence is a category 4 hurricane, with 130 MPH sustained winds. As of this morning, several predictive models estimate landfall at or near Wilmington, NC (approximately 75 miles north of Myrtle Beach, SC) in the morning…

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Tropical Storm Florence

After weakening on Thursday, Tropical Storm Florence is expected to gain strength over the next 48 hours, potentially developing into a major hurricane (Category 3 or 4). Current forecast models predict anything from landfall in the Carolinas to brushing the…

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Update: Winter Storm Grayson

All models show Winter Storm Grayson has moved east of Lexington County, dropping very little snow in the immediate area; however, areas in surrounding counties were more heavily impacted and continue to receive snowfall.  Please, travel safely.  

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Update: Winter Storm Grayson

Public Safety senior staff just concluded a conference call with Lexington County Emergency Management and various agencies within Lexington County regarding Winter Storm Grayson. The conditions are essentially remaining the same.  The road temperatures vary but are currently sitting at…

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