Thursday, September 1, 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine






Mount Pleasant, SC – The Town of Mount Pleasant is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Hermine as The National Hurricane Center has extended the tropical storm warning to include Charleston County. Equipment has been staged and personnel are ready to respond if needed. Information about the storm will be updated through the police department's social media channels. The Town of Mount Pleasant encourages everyone to follow the accounts listed below for updated information:

Twitter - @mountpleasantpd
Facebook - www.facebook.com/mountpleasantpd
Nextdoor - www.nextdoor.com
Blog - www.mppdnews.blogspot.com

The Mount Pleasant Police Department also sends updated alerts through their smartphone application. It is free to download for iOS and Android Devices:

iOS- https://appsto.re/us/ieL5P.i
Android- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.netgalaxystudios.tomppd&hl=en

In preparation for the storm, make sure you have updated your emergency plan to include all preparations to protect life and property. Keep your cellular telephones charged and on hand. Having a car charger will be helpful if you lose power to your home. Keep the following in mind:

If you have to be on the roadways tomorrow, drive with extra caution. If you encounter water on the roadway, look for an alternate route.

Make sure you have basic supplies to include any prescriptions you may need.

If you need emergency assistance during the storm, please call 911. The non-emergency number for Charleston County Consolidated dispatch is 843-743-7200.