Update on Tropical Storm Hermine, Ausgust 31, 2016

According to a briefing from the National Weather Service-Charleston the current track of TS Hermine could pass over the coastal areas of South Carolina late Thursday into Friday. Rip currents continue to be a high risk for the beaches.

Impacts:

-1 to 2 feet inundation is possible mainly Friday
-For our area we could see winds gusts 45-55 mph possible along the coastal areas on Friday around 12 pm-2pm
-Moderate risk for heavy rain Thursday night and Friday
-Marginal to slight risk of isolated tornadoes Thursday night and    Friday
-Risk of coastal flooding and beach erosion around the time of high  tide this evening and again Thursday and Friday

With the approach of a long weekend EMD asked that County EOC staff stay alert. We will continue to monitor and send out any updates on this situation as they may occur.

Submitted by Town of Seabrook from: Cathy S. Haynes, SCCEM,
Chief of Operations; Charleston County Emergency Management Department

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