Storm Information links - Helpful websites and apps to get you through to storm

Social media and websites are a great way to get information during a storm of any sort. As you make your plans in advance of the storm, consider the following links and apps. Some of the apps require setups so that is something you may want to do now.

The People-Sentinel:



National Hurricane Center:

Barnwell County Emergency Management:

Non-emergency medical hotline – During Hurricane Irma, Barnwell Urgent Care is fielding/triaging calls to take the load off 911 dispatchers. This is for NON-EMERGENCY calls only. They can be reached at (803) 259-5311. They are located at 914 Reynolds Roald; and on Facebook at:

SC Emergency Management:

Federal Emergency Management:

South Carolina Traffic and Evacuation:

S.C. Dept. of Public Safety -

S.C. Dept. of Transportation -

S.C. 511 – Real-time traffic website and app -


Gas Buddy - – both a website and mobile app

Governor McMaster’s daily updates available on SC ETV:

American Red Cross:

Central SC (serving Barnwell County)

Find a shelter:


SCE&G outage map:

To report an outage, call 1-888-333-4465

Edisto Electric Co-Op outage map:

To report an outage, call 1-88-433-3292