McMaster Lifts Mandatory Evacuations for 3 Counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– On Tuesday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster lifted the mandatory evacuations for three counties.Those counties are: Jasper, Beaufort and Colleton.

According to the Governor, residents in the southern most parts of South Carolina no longer need to evacuate due to Hurricane Florence.Due to updated predictions from the National Hurricane Center, Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with state and local officials, has lifted the mandatory evacuation order for zones in Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper counties, with the exception of Edisto Beach.

The mandatory evacuation executive order remains in effect for all zones in Horry, Georgetown, Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties and for Edisto Beach, say officials.

The governor has ordered that schools and state offices in the following counties will be open beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, September 12:Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Beaufort, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper.


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