Release #6

October 5, 2015 - Edisto Ri. at Givhans Ferry now at flood stage 14.29


Date: Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Time: 11:30 a.m.

The Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency is at OPCON 2 @ (FULL ALERT & PREPARATION).


Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency officials recommend the voluntary evacuation of all residents within a quarter mile radius of the Colleton County side of the Edisto River.


The Edisto River at Givhans Ferry is currently in flood stage at 14.29.  The river is expected to climb at 16.4 feet by Sunday, October 11, 2015.


Road closures in Colleton County are Sudbury Rd., Ruffin Rd., Ivanhoe Rd., Backfield off of Ritter Road and Prices Bridge Lane.  


Jericho United Methodist Church at 1901 Pierce Road, Cottageville; is opened as a shelter.  Pets are not permitted.

For more information contact Colleton County Emergency Preparedness at 843-549-5632.