The South Carolina Emergency Management Agency is asking people to safely remain where you are for the remainder of Sunday due to the severe weather and flash flooding across the state of South Carolina.
For people who may have already been forced to evacuate to stay safe: the American Red Cross is working with emergency management officials and partner agencies to support and operate the following 11 shelters that are listed below.
The shelters give residents evacuated due to flooding a safe, dry place to sleep, meals, and other services.
All of these shelters are open as of 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4th.
Al Cannon Detention Center Work Camp Facility
3841 Leeds Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405
United Methodist Church
1125 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405
Scott’s Branch High School
9253 Alex Harvin Hwy, Summerton, SC 29148
Summerville High School
1101 Boonehill Rd, Summerville, SC 29483
First Presbyterian Church
410 East Carolina Ave, Clinton, SC 29325
Risen Christ Lutheran Church
10595 Hwy 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Grace Community Church
1611 Woodlawn Rd, Greenwood, SC 29649
Lexington Leisure Center
108 Park Rd., Lexington, SC 29072
7 Oaks Complex
200 Leisure Lane, Irmo, SC 29072
AC Flora High School
1 Falcon Drive, Columbia, SC 29204
St. Andrews Baptist Church
230 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29204
The Red Cross encourages anyone coming to a shelter to bring the following items for each member of their family: prescription and emergency medications, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, important documents and other comfort items.
It’s also important not to forget special items for children, such as diapers, formula and toys, and other items for family members who have unique needs.