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Posted on: January 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of Charleston AM Winter Weather Update for Jan. 5, 2018

As of 9 a.m. conditions in the city remain largely unchanged.

At this time, no roads or bridges in the city are closed due to weather. However, snow and ice remain on the roads continuing the hazardous driving conditions. Citizens and visitors are strongly advised to avoid unnecessary travel. Those who must drive should exercise extreme caution, leave extra room between vehicles and drive very slowly.

The City of Charleston Emergency Operations Center remains at OPCON level 3.

Should any roads or bridges be deemed unsafe and closed, the up-to-date list of city road closures is always available at

City offices are closed today except for emergency services and storm response. The city will assess conditions this afternoon to determine when offices will reopen.

Garbage and trash pick-up is expected to resume on its regular schedule on Monday, January 8, 2018.

All city recreation youth basketball games and gymnastics classes on Saturday, January 6 are cancelled.

The city’s citizen information line remains in service for non-emergency, weather-related questions at 843-973-7219.

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