Get the latest news here regarding Edisto Beach and Colleton County emergency status 24/7.
When living on or visiting a coastal barrier island, it is important all residents and visitors remain prepared for potential emergency situations that may require evacuation including:
Hurricanes: Hurricane season runs from June 1st - November 30th
Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Floods (from other storm events), Fire
South Carolina Emergency Alert System Stations
WIWF 104.1 FM
WLFF 106.5 FM
The following tools and links have been provided to help residents and visitors to start making emergency plans.
Edisto Beach Hurricane Preparedness Guide
Bridge Procedures During High Winds
Mobile Apps for Emergencies
Links & Resources
Federal Emergency Management Agency - FEMA
National Hurricane Center
Situation Reports and News Releases-SC Emergency Management Division
Traffic Cameras-Department of Transportation
Traffic Information-Department of Public Safety/Traffic
National Weather Service
American Red Cross
SC Educational TV and Radio
SC Insurance News Service
Lowcountry Region Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
The American Red Cross Safe and Well Web site (www.redcross.org/safeandwell) is a free,easy to use tool that can be incorporated into any family's disaster communications plan. During a disaster, phone lines and other forms of communications methods can fail. If you are affected by a disaster, a quick registration on Safe and Well can help provide peace of mind to many of your family and friends at once. The site is always available and during large disasters, the Red Cross helps people register on the site and promotes it the national media. People who search the site see only the registrant's name, the time at which the registration was completed, and the standard messages the registration chose to share.