Hermine

Watch: How to Report Power Outages

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Hermine’s path through the Midlands may leave many in the dark. Power outages can be the results of high winds, and fallen trees. Our Rochelle Dean has more on how you can report a Power Outage. SCE&G :TO REPORT OUTAGES: BY PHONE: 1-888- 333-4465. MID CAROLINA CUSTOMERS CALL 803-749-6444 Categories: Lexington, Local News, Richland Tags: Hermine, Power…

Watch: Tree Falls on Home, Car in Irmo

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Trees were downed Friday as Tropical Storm Hermine moved through the Midlands. In Irmo, crews were on the scene as a tree landed on a car and a home off Tara Court. The residents were inside at the time the tree fell. Crews will be working to clean up the damage. Luckily, there were no reports of…

Area Road Closures Due to Rain on Roadways

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–There are some traffic alerts you need to know about, rain in the roadways has prompted some road closures. The City of West Columbia would like to advise all motorists that the following roads are closed due to flooding:   Kleckley Drive Cofield Drive Terrace View Drive The following County-maintained roads are closed at this time due to…

Watch: SC EMD, State Agencies Monitoring Hermine

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Emergency Management Division continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Hermine. According to SC EMD officials, “People in potentially vulnerable areas throughout South Carolina should review their plans and consider actions they would need to take as the storm moves through the state.  Residents and visitors should monitor the storm via local news media and through updates…

Hermine’s Impact on the Midlands- Trees Down, Power Outages

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– As Tropical Storm Hermine moves through the Midlands it’s bringing with it wind and rain. The wind and rain may have been to blame for this tree down off Tara Court near Bush River Road and St. Andrews. The Tree landed on a car. City crews are out and about working downed power lines and repairing stop…

Alert: Roads that Flood During Heavy Rainfall

The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather. The following streets and intersections are prone to flooding during heavy rain events. Please avoid these areas during and immediately after heavy rains. Main and Whaley Gervais and Laurens Blossom and Henderson Blossom and Saluda Harden and Santee Monroe and Maple Two Notch and Read Wheat…

School Dismissals/Closings due to Hermine

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Due to the path of Hermine headed towards the South Carolina Coast, and with the potential for heavy rain in the Midlands, there are some cancellations and changes for area schools. Richland One schools will dismiss early. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m . Middle schools 1:00 p.m. High schools at 12:15 p.m. Richland School District Two will operate on…