Colleton County rain totals

Posted by | October 8, 2016 5:17 pm

The National Weather Service recently posted the rain levels as received early Saturday.

The rain gauge at the Walterboro Treatment Plant recovered 9.99 inches of rain by 8 a.m. Saturday.
Another rain gauge in the Walterboro area had recorded 9.56 … Read the rest



Getting the power back

Posted by | October 8, 2016 5:01 pm

SCE&G crews began limited damage assessment and restoration work to restore power to customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, according to a press release distributed Saturday.

As of 2 p.m. today, there were more than 280,000 outages across the … Read the rest






Rescuers rescued

Posted by | October 8, 2016 4:58 pm

Colleton County was playing host Saturday to a team of experienced rescuers who found their path to Georgia blocked.

The members of the Pennsylvania Task Force, a search and rescue team, had been dispatched to Georgia to assist in that … Read the rest


Colleton schools stay closed

Posted by | October 8, 2016 4:55 pm

Colleton County students, already out of school for three days last week because of Hurricane Matthew, won’t be returning to the classroom Monday.

Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster announced Saturday afternoon that the school system will be … Read the rest















The Pink House – “It has withstood them all”

Posted by | October 7, 2016 3:41 pm

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Pink House stood serenely on Wednesday afternoon – waiting on Matthew. Her windows facing the Atlantic Ocean were being boarded over with plywood in advance of the hurricane.

Built in the early 1930’s, the Pink House, has withstood … Read the rest


Matthew 2 p.m. | The Press and Standard

Posted by | October 7, 2016 2:31 pm

HURRICANE MATTHEW INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  38A

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

200 PM EDT FRI OCT 07 2016

…SEVERE HURRICANE MATTHEW LASHING THE NORTHEAST COAST OF

FLORIDA…

 

SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION

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LOCATION…29.7N 80.7W

ABOUT … Read the rest





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