Tuesday, February 11, 2014
From Georgetown County: No bridges in Georgetown County will close, but motorists are advised to use extreme caution when crossing during icy conditions. Decrease speed and leave plenty of room to stop the vehicle on icy roads.
Elevated road surfaces, including bridges and overpasses will be the first roadways to be impacted by winter conditions. Dangerous road conditions are expected countywide beginning late Tuesday night. Residents should avoid travel if at all possible during these conditions.
**** From Georgetown County: Georgetown County government has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 4 in preparation for the possibility of freezing rain and sleet forecast to begin Tuesday night. OPCON 4 indicates an “alert” status in preparation for a possible threat. The county’s Emergency Operations Center has been partially activated, and county and municipal officials, in conjunction with S.C. Emergency Management and the National Weather Service, are monitoring the situation closely. The county’s automated information hotline has also been activated. The hotline, at (843) 545-3900, is available 24 hours a day when the county’s EOC is activated and will contain the latest storm information. For questions or other information, call Georgetown County Emergency Management, (843) 545-3273.