10/11/2018

Hurricane Michael Update: No Significant Damage on Kiawah

Posted In Severe Weather

The significant impacts for Charleston County from Tropical Storm Michael have passed. Wind gusts from 20-30 mph will continue through this afternoon and could result in trees and large debris falling.

All trees that were down along the major roads to Kiawah have been cleared. There is no significant damage and all roads are passable on the island. Please use extreme caution when traveling the roadways as there is still debris. High surf and rip current advisories are in effect through this evening.

Island Updates:

– Yard debris will be collected on Friday. See notice below.
– Town offices will reopen on Friday.
– KICA offices and the Sandcastle will reopen on Friday.
– Commercial traffic access will open at 2 p.m. Please use extreme caution when traveling the roadways as there is still debris.
– High tide levels will be above average. Today high tide will be 10:43 p.m. – 6.3 ft.
– For Freshfields Village, store operations visit www.freshfieldsvillage.com/village-hours.
– Charleston County Citizen’s Information line (843-746-3900) is open until 5 p.m. today.


Sandcastle Grand Opening Soiree – Friday, Oct. 12

KICA’s Grand Opening Soiree event remains scheduled for Friday. Sandcastle pools will be closed Friday for event setup.

The event is at capacity and Sandcastle parking is very limited. Please carpool with friends or consider riding a bike.


Yard Debris Collection Notice

Twigs, leaves and grass clippings must be placed in paper bags or they will not be picked up. Yard debris must be near the end of your driveway. Do not block cable or electrical boxes or fire hydrants.

Tree limbs, shrubs or stumps can be placed at the curb but should be less than 4 feet long and no more than 4 inches in diameter. Debris generated by residential landscapers should be removed by the landscaping company.

If you have questions, email Rusty Lameo at rlameo@kiawahisland.org.