Several closing in the Lowcountry due to weather - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

There are several closing in the Lowcountry due to weather

Posted: Updated:

-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.

  • Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

    Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 08:20:50 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.
    (CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.
  • Taco Bell offering free food for lifetime in "Eleven Lasting Dollars" Contest

    Taco Bell offering free food for lifetime in "Eleven Lasting Dollars" Contest

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:32:39 GMT
    Taco Bell is offering free food for a lifetime.
    Taco Bell is offering free food for a lifetime.
  • Itsy Bitsy Spiders Weaving Trouble Lead to Recall of Suzuki Cars

    Itsy Bitsy Spiders Weaving Trouble Lead to Recall of Suzuki Cars

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:15:23 GMT
    Courtesy: NBC NewsCourtesy: NBC News
    Suzuki has recalled about 19,000 Kizashi mid-size sedans in the U.S. because spiders drawn to gasoline vapors weave webs that can block a hose to vent those gases.
    Suzuki has recalled about 19,000 Kizashi mid-size sedans in the U.S. because spiders drawn to gasoline vapors weave webs that can block a hose to vent those gases.
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.