Red Cross shelters in Bluffton and Beaufort closed
The Red Cross storm shelters at the Bluffton High School and Battery Creek High School were both emply as of this morning and are now closed. Representatives from Beaufort County, the National Weather Service, South Carolina Emergency Management Division and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be conducting damage assessments in areas of Beaufort County affected by the storm over the next several days. Representatives from those agencies will have official credentials and the damage assessments will only take place in daylight hours.
As of today the Beaufort County Hurricane Hotline 1-800-963-5023 will no longer be updated regarding this particular storm event.