Dorchester Co. Emergency Operations Center will move to OPCON 4 at noon

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center will move to Operating Condition 4 at 12:00 p.m., today, closely monitoring Hurricane Michael.

Emergency Management Department  is closely monitoring the situation and has opened lines of communication with emergency support agencies and all essential EOC personnel are now on stand-by, according to spokesperson Tiffany Norton.  

Residents are encouraged to review their hurricane preparedness plan. 

Public Safety, Public Works and the Dorchester County Water & Sewer Department are conducting pre-storm evaluations of equipment and systems, Norton added.

Crews are preparing for a possible response to localized flooding and downed trees as a result of tropical storm conditions that are anticipated to impact the area beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday.

The Dorchester County website will serve as the central information hub for all Hurricane Michael updates.

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