TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS ADVISORY #5
August 3, 2020 -- 2:00 pm
On Monday afternoon, officials from the Town of Seabrook Island participated in a countywide conference call organized by the Charleston County Emergency Management Department (CCEMD). During the call, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service (NWS) Charleston Office briefed local officials on the current forecast for Tropical Storm Isaias. The key messages from this update were:
Seabrook Island Town Hall was CLOSED at 2:00 pm on Monday. At this time, town offices are expected to reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday. If conditions warrant, any changes to the town’s operating hours will be posted on the town’s website and social media channels.
Residents, property owners and visitors should continue to monitor local media outlets for updates on Tropical Storm Isaias. Forecasts are updated regularly on the NHC website at www.hurricanes.gov. Individuals are also to advised to avoid any unnecessary travel.
In the event of an emergency, please call 911. Emergency calls to 911 should be reserved for life-threatening situations, or for the reporting of a crime or fire. Do NOT call 911 if you have water in your home unless your life is in danger. Do NOT call 911 to report a power outage. Power outages should be reported directly to Berkeley Electric Cooperative.
The Town of Seabrook Island maintains a list of local contractors who are licensed to offer emergency blue tarp services (such as placing temporary protective coverings over damaged structures) and tree removal services following a hurricane or other disaster. To view a list of licensed contractors, please click here.
Official updates regarding Tropical Storm Isaias from the Town of Seabrook Island will continue to be posted on the following channels:
Property owners and managers with rental guests should forward this information to their rental guests. Owners and managers of commercial establishments are also encouraged to share this information with their employees.
The next town advisory is anticipated to be distributed by 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 4th, unless conditions warrant an earlier update.