Water: Bottled water is no longer being
distributed at Lower Richland High School. Water will be handed out at
the Richland County Sheriff substation (2615 Lower Richland Boulevard) located
on the high school grounds.
Weather: It will become
partly cloudy with no rain expected through Monday. A few light showers (less
than 0.20”) are possible Tuesday along with gusty winds. Dry weather will
return Wednesday through next weekend.
The County has closed its shelters and the two remaining shelters operating
are being managed by the American Red Cross. These shelters are located at
Temple Baptist Church (806 Universal Drive), and St. Andrews Presbyterian
Church (6952 St. Andrews Road)
Free tarps are available, while they last, at Richland County’s water
distribution sites from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Richland County Public Works has a limited supply of sandbags for residents to
use. They can be picked up, while they last, between until 6 p.m. Sunday at 400
A countywide curfew will be in effect from midnight through 6 a.m. tonight. The
Richland County Sheriff’s Department will have law enforcement officers
enforcing these curfews, to help keep residents safe.
FEMA Disaster Assistance: FEMA has opened
two Disaster Recovery Centers in Richland County. The centers will be open
daily from 8 a.m. till 7 p.m. and are located at the Richland Library Southeast
(7421 Garners Ferry Road in Columbia), and the Richland Library Eastover (608
Main Street in Eastover). To register for FEMA disaster assistance visit one of
these locations, call 1-800-621-FEMA or visit www.disasterassistance.gov.
Boil Advisory: For the updated information about the City of
Columbia Water Department’s boil water advisory, visit www.columbiasc.net.
Tetanus Shots: DHEC
is providing no-cost Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccinations to
residents at temporary clinics today until 5 p.m. The clinics are located at
the Richland County Sheriff Headquarters (5623 Two Notch Road in Columbia), the
Garners Ferry Adult Activity Center (8620 Garners Ferry Road in Hopkins), and
the Irmo Branch Library (6251 Saint Andrews Road in Columbia).
Updates and New Information: Richland County
continues to provide the latest flood relief information through updates to its
and on social media. Twitter: @RichlandSC, Facebook: Richland County