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There are several closing in the Lowcountry due to weather

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-Charleston Water System's downtown office to close at 2:00 pm today

Due to the possibility of flooding, Charleston Water System's main office located at 103 St. Philip Street will close at 2:00 pm today. All other facilities will operate on normal business hours.

-Due to the impending inclement weather, and to give City employees additional time to travel home, the City of Charleston will be closing offices early today and releasing employees at 2:00 pm.

Public Safety and other critical employees will continue working. It is anticipated that Friday will be a normal work day.

-CCPL's Main Library at 68 Calhoun Street and the John L. Dart Library at 1067 King Street are closing at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, August 15 due to severe weather and expected afternoon flooding in downtown Charleston. The bookdrops at both locations also will be close.

Both branches are expected to reopen at their regular times on Friday, August 16.

-Due to the impending inclement weather, Charleston County School District will be closing offices early today and releasing ALL employees at 2:00 pm. This includes staff at Bridge View and Calhoun Street. Public safety and essential employees should check with their supervisors before leaving. 

-The City Market Hospitality Association has cancelled their event this evening, Taste of the Market, due to potential flooding and rain. We hope that everyone stays safe in this weather and will keep you posted on the next Taste of the Market that will take place the third Thursday in September. If you have any questions or need any other information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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