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Useful Resources for Dealing with the #scFloods

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
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The Governor is urging all South Carolinians to stay off the road. Many highways and roads have been closed due to flooding and damage.

According to the Gov. Haley in a recent press conference "this storm is not over yet." Catastrophic flash flooding to continue into Monday. Tropical moisture combined with a stalled front along the coast will continue to produce widespread and record-setting heavy rains through Monday.

The Governor is urging all South Carolinians to stay off the road. Many highways and roads have been closed due to flooding and damage. For more information visit the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. If you need shelter information, the Red Cross has information. For more information view STORIFY.

 

Curfews have been ordered, dozens of people are in need of rescue, several interstates are closed and four people are dead in some of the worst flooding South Carolina has ever seen, officials said Sunday. The South Carolina National Guard is on the ground helping in several places across the state. You can follow their activity on their Facebook.

 

Emergency managers sent out a statewide alert telling people to remain indoors. For real-time road closures visit the State HighwayPatrol page. The South Carolina Department of Transporation has a list of resources on their website.

 

 

 

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