Residents are encouraged to review the city’s Hurricane Information webpage and the available resources in preparation, which can be accessed at http://www.charleston-sc.gov/hurricane-information. Updates on Hurricane Irma will be released and posted to the webpage as new information becomes available.
For the most accurate and up-to-date weather forecasts, residents should stay tuned to the National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service Charleston websites, as well as local media and the FEMA app.
A citizen information line is being established at 843-973-7219 and will go live with a message reflecting the most current information later today. Additional hurricane preparedness information can be found at www.scemd.org and in the downloadable Hurricane Preparedness Guide.