Friday, July 20, 2012
Power outages are being reported in and around Summerville as the town has been hit by a system of thunderstorms moving across the Southeastern U.S.
According to South Carolina Electric and Gas, over 4,000 Dorchester County residential outages were being reported as of 6:50 p.m. Friday, representing over 50,000 customers. In addition to residential outages, traffic lights are out on Trolley Road, Bacons Bridge Road and Main Street.
The National Weather Service says there is a 30 percent of chance of additional storms until 10 p.m. Friday night.
Continue to monitor www.journalscene.com for more information on the storm.
Summerville Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not Summerville Journal Scene.