Freezing temperatures, icy conditions in county

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Below-freezing temperatures and icy conditions greeted Dorchester County Wednesday morning, as the National Weather Service predicts temperatures to remain below freezing until into the afternoon.

NWS forecasts are calling for the wintry precipitation mixture to continue in Summerville, with a total daytime snow/sleet accumulation of less than one inch.

Temperatures in the teens and 20s are expected to continue until Wednesday afternoon.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation reported at 7:45 a.m. that while the Interstates are “passable,” the driving conditions for individual roads vary greatly, and residents should avoid driving if at all possible.

• At 7 a.m., SCE&G reported less than 50 Summerville customers were without power.

To report a power outage, SCE&G customers can call 1-888-333-4465. You can also report and check the status of your power outage online from your internet-ready mobile device or phone by visiting www.sceg.com/mobile and clicking on storm center. SCE&G’s storm center, www.sceg.com/storm provides information and links to help customers prepare for and deal with inclement weather and related power outages – information about how to report power outages and our process for restoring service to our customers, as well as important safety tips.

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