Update September 15, 2018 6:30 PM
A conference call was held at 5:30pm to discuss response for Tropical Storm Florence. Currently it is west of Myrtle Beach, traveling about 2 miles per hour.
In York County, we can expect saturated ground, localized flooding, trees down, and power outages.
From 7 PM-12 AM, winds will be to 20 to 23 mph sustained winds. Rainfall is expected at 1-2 inches per hour, with heaviest rains expected 7 PM-12 AM. Winds will start decreasing after midnight tonight and throughout tomorrow, with 10 mph sustained wind and no gusts. The projected rain total for the entire event is 6-8 inches. Flash flooding is a concern.
We want to remind citizens of the following:
- York County Emergency Management does not provide sandbags for public use. Residents and businesses can purchase sandbags from local hardware stores or landscape companies.
- Those interested in volunteering can visit www.volunteersc.org.
- Red Cross shelters and pet shelter are open. Details available at https://www.yorkcountygov.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=110
- Call the Public Advisory Line at 803-325-2400 for information.
- Power outages should be reported to your power provider.
Report outage online at https://www.duke-energy.com/outages
Call 800-POWERON (800-769-3766)
If you experience a power outage and have already checked your main breaker, please call PowerTouch: 1-866-374-1234
City of Rock Hill Utilities
Report outage online at www.cityofrockhill.com/outage or download City of Rock Hill mobile app.
- Check the York County website at https://www.yorkcountygov.com/ and social media for current information. Also, follow local news stations to stay informed.