WILLIAMSBURG, S.C. (WCBD) – Williamsburg County will close down government offices on Friday as winter weather is expected.

Emergency services will continue to operate, but other services will be suspended over the weekend.

Offices are expected to reopen for normal service on Monday.

Freezing rain is expected in the Lowcountry overnight Friday into Saturday morning, which could result in dangerous road conditions.

A warming shelter will be open at the Williamsburg County Short Term Recovery Center (2086 Thurgood Marshall Highway). The shelter will open from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. daily until further notice. Those coming to the shelter should bring linens, toiletries, light snacks, medications, and any other items necessary for an overnight stay. To schedule a ride, call 843-354-9330.

Residents should check the county’s social media pages for updates.