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What information to trust for severe weather updates

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Hurricane evacuations and other severe weather events can be unsettling. That’s why it important to go straight to the source for severe weather updates.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has a dedicated staff whose sole responsibility is to provide real-time information updates regarding traffic, weather conditions, access to bridges, evacuation routes and more on the following communication channels:

In the event of a public safety emergency or natural disaster, please look to federal, state, county and municipal government officials. Please avoid sharing information on social media if it does not come from a credible, trusted source.

Local radio stations

During an emergency, the following local radio stations will broadcast information for the Sheriff’s Office:

DBC Radio Group​

Bluffton, SC :

WHHW 93.5 FM/1130 AM (Classics/Oldies)

Savannah, GA:

Lowcountry Radio Group:

The National Hurricane Center

Beaufort County residents and guests are encouraged to monitor the National Hurricane Center.