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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 10,2018) – Following South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s conference today calling for a mandatory coastal evacuation and the reversal I-26 from Charleston to Columbia; Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie called on all citizens to remain alert and be prepared to evacuate.
“Do not focus on the forecast track of this Category 4 hurricane but look at its cone of uncertainty. The impacts will extend across our state as Florence is expected to make landfall on the Carolinas Coast on Thursday. The most important thing you can do during a major hurricane event is to secure your property and follow evacuation instructions.”
The Mount Pleasant Police Department issued the following evacuation route and lane reversal information:
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There will be a limit of 10 self-serve bags per household while supplies last. The self-serve stations are on a first come/first serve basis. The sandbags are free of charge and you may want to bring your shovel.
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