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Tropical Storm/Hurricane Hanna Update for Charleston FLETC

September 5, 2008

Current
Weather
Conditions:

  • Currently,
    breezy with Light Rain Falling.  Charleston County is under a Tropical Storm
    Warning as well as a Hurricane Watch.
  • Voluntary
    evacuations have been called for for residents east of Highway 17 and in
    low-lying areas.

Expectation:

  • Weather will
    deteriorate rapidly after lunch today.  Wind gusts from 50 - 60 mph are
    possible by evening hours.  Rainfall from 2-4 " is expected.

Closures:

  • All Training
    at FLETC-CHS has been cancelled for today, Friday, 9/5/08.
  • All
    non-essential FLETC personnel will not report to work today.
  • All CHS
    County Schools are closed.
  • All
    activities at the NWS were closed by early evening on Thursday, 9/4/08.
  • FLETC will
    not be evacuating students to the North CHS Convention Center.  All
    students have been instructed to remain in dorms until the passage of
    Hanna.  All student parking around dorm 28 that are prone to flooding have
    been blocked by Jersey barriers.  Cars have been relocated to the back
    side of the buildings.
  • Transportation
    will be provided from Dorm 28 to and from the Cafeteria as needed throughout
    Friday and Saturday.
  • No
    off-center transportation into CHS will be provided through Saturday.
  • This
    information will be updated as conditions warrant.