• South Carolina counties prepare for Hurricane Florence

    By: Greg Suskin

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    LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - Lancaster County could receive 5-10 inches of rain from Hurricane Florence making street flooding a major concern.

    On Wednesday, Channel 9 was with crews from the city of Rock Hill as they checked for debris in areas that are known to flood.

    Crews used heavy machinery to pull debris out of culverts, creeks and drain pipes where flooding could threaten neighborhoods.


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    It was a similar scene in Chester County, where deputies have all-terrain vehicles ready along with generators, chainsaws and other equipment.

    They’ll have extra deputies on the roads this weekend to help clear downed trees that could block roads, and for water rescues if needed.

    They’ll also have extra dispatchers on staff in case they get an influx of calls.

    Watch the video above to find out more on weather preparations taking place across South Carolina.

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