COLUMBIA, SC (WSCC) - South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has declared a State of Emergency for the state of South Carolina ahead of Tropical Storm Florence, which is expected to become a category 4 storm by Monday.
The North Carolina governor declared a state of emergency due to Florence's track on Friday.
No evacuation orders have been made since we are still too far out for a definite storm track. Residents should be preparing for the storm and going over their Hurricane Preparedness Plan.
HAPPENING NOW: GOVERNOR @HENRYMCMASTER DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY. #FLORENCE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE. SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS SHOULD BEGIN PREPARING HOMES AND PROPERTY NOW. #SCTWEETS #alert pic.twitter.com/k9r4pUYC3v— SCEMD (@SCEMD) September 8, 2018