Expecting more rain, Georgetown County opens shelter, moves to OPCON 4


Georgetown County government has moved to Operating Condition 4 Monday, indicating that they are alert for a possible threat as heavy rain continues to come down on the area.

Officials say the Andrews area received 7.5 inches of rain overnight and this morning, and is expected to receive another three inches before the weather system passes. Heavy rain is also predicted for eastern parts of Georgetown County later today, including the Waccamaw Neck, Georgetown officials say.

Rosemary Middle School has been opened as a shelter.

If moving to a shelter, residents should remember to take any items they may need, including bedding, food, medication and special items for any children they bring with them. Pets are not accepted at the shelter.

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