Severe Weather Alert - Thursday, March 18
The National Weather Service is reporting severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon across Southeast South Carolina. Approximate impact time for Charleston County is 3 - 6 p.m. and storms are expected to last 1-2 hours once they hit.

Effects could include:

  • Damaging winds
  • Tornadoes
  • Hail
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Tornado Safety
In the event of a tornado, follow these guidelines from

  • Go to a safe shelter immediately, such as a safe room, basement, storm cellar or a small interior room on the lowest level of a sturdy building.
  • Stay away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
  • Do not go under an overpass or bridge. You’re safer in a low, flat location.
  • Watch out for flying debris.
  • Use your arms to protect your head and neck.
  • If you can’t stay at home, make plans to go to a public shelter.
  • After the tornado, stay clear of fallen power lines or broken utility lines.

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