As of Tuesday afternoon, Beaufort County continues to be outside the projected path of Hurricane Florence, according to the National Hurricane Center, however, the area will likely see effects of the storm.
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What you need to know now
- Could the evacuation order that was lifted be reinstated in Beaufort County?
- Beaufort County in possible path of the storm
- Are the airports going to close?
- How many people evacuated before order went into effect?
- When will Beaufort County schools reopen?
- Are we still required to evacuate?
- When will trash service resume in Beaufort County?
- Wait. Aren’t we still in the “cone”?
- Is Beaufort County under a hurricane watch?
- Will Parris Island recruits graduate this week?
- What’s the difference between ‘mandatory’ and ‘voluntary’ evacuation?
What’s open now
- Accident near Hilton Head exit slows traffic on I-95
- LIVE: Beaufort County traffic conditions
- LIVE: South Carolina traffic conditions
- LIVE: I-95 traffic conditions
- Livestream of Hilton Head Island beaches
- Tidal chart for the week
- How does Hurricane Florence’s path compare to Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Irma?
- How much rain should we expect from Hurricane Florence?
- What kind of damage could Hurricane Florence bring to South Carolina’s coast?
- Here’s how to read updates on Hurricane Florence
- Here’s what hurricane categories mean — and how much damage to expect
- Hurricane hazards you should be aware of
- Here’s how a storm surge could affect each Beaufort County town
- Why ‘storm surge’ is one of the biggest threats to Beaufort County during a hurricane
- Sign up for mobile news alerts
- Information to store in your phone ahead of the storm
- Sign up here for alerts from the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office’s Emergency Management Division
- If you see price gouging, here’s what you should do
- Where can I get sandbags in Beaufort County right now?
- 5 of the most practical pieces of advice Hilton Head has learned from hurricanes
- What should I be doing right now?
- 5 things you need to do when preparing for a hurricane
- Duct tape won’t cut it. Tips for boarding up your windows
- Is it true stores in Beaufort County are already running out of supplies?
- 6 things to have in your pet’s evacuation kit
- Don’t forget your boat. Here’s how to secure it ahead of a hurricane
- How do I know I’m prepared enough?
- Close calls, regrets and other stories from those who stayed in Beaufort County during Hurricane Matthew
- 2018 list of storm names
- Beaufort County seems to be reacting differently to this storm. Why is that?
- South Carolinians have evacuation on the mind. Just ask Google
- Watch As Hurricane Hugo strengthens as it approaches the U.S. East Coast
- Here’s how the Atlantic and eastern Pacific hurricane seasons differ