Tuesday 2pm EDT Update: Bertha has weakened to a Tropical Depression with maximum sustained wind speeds of 35 mph. As of 2PM EDT Wednesday afternoon Bertha was located about...
Turn Around. Don't Drown.
Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard. According to SC Emergency Management Division, in each of South Carolina's last three disasters, fatalities occurred as a result of motorists driving around or moving barricades.
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division, the S.C. Department of Transportation and the S.C. Department of Public Safety have partnered to advocate on the dangers of ignoring and/or moving barricades.