Advisory: Sheriff P.J. Tanner will address the public in a press conference at 4:30 pm today at Sheriff’s Office in Beaufort. Sheriff P.J. Tanner is holding a press conference at 4:30 PM today to address the public on Hurricane Irma. We will broadcast the press conference live on the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page and the County Channel. Local media outlets are invited and encouraged to attend. The press conference will be held on the second floor of the
Advisory: Beaufort County offices and activities will close tomorrow, September 8th at noon and remain so until further notice. A short time ago Beaufort County Administrator Gary Kubic announced County Government offices will close tomorrow at 12 pm and remain closed until further notice. In addition, all County public meetings and other scheduled activities for September 11-15 are suspended until further notice. County and municipal emergency services and law enforcement remain available. No evacuation order for Beaufort County has been issued yet.
1. Start running your ice makers early and bag the ice in freezer bags. Fill as much space in between your freezer items as you can. 2. Freeze regular tap water for pets, cleaning or drinking in tupperware-type containers. Leave a small bit of space between the top of the water and the lids so the ice expands but doesn’t crack the container. 3. Start using up your perishables to make more room for ice in the freezer 4. Fill
10:04am Hurricane Irma Advisory Update Advisory: Hurricane Irma Update: Continue to watch closely and plan ahead. No evacuation ordered for Beaufort County yet. As of this morning Hurricane Irma remained a powerful category 5 storm over the Atlantic Ocean. No evacuation order for Beaufort County has been issued as of yet. Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management continues to closely monitor Hurricane Irma. Additional information will be released after the law enforcement conference call with South Carolina Emergency Management Division this morning