Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a Category 4 storm as it approaches the U.S. East Coast. Hurricanes Helene and Isaac are following behind. The National Hurricane Center advised that Florence is expected to hit the coast of North and South Carolina as a Category 3 or 4 on Thursday or Friday.
The Port of Charleston is currently open and advised they are in Port Condition Whiskey – sustained wins expected to arrive within 72 hours. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as to port closures.
Advice from the South Carolina Ports: “The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to closely monitor Hurricane Florence. We are currently observing normal operating hours at all our facilities. Any updates or changes to port operating conditions for Charleston, Georgetown, Greer and Dillon would be provided as soon as they are available.”
National Hurricane Center: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
South Carolina Ports: http://www.scspa.com/advisories/hurricane-florence-advisory/
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