Storm update: Irma effects include downed trees, power outages

  • Donna Rowell captures the scene of empty Ridgeland streets early Monday morning.

The effects of Hurricane Irma are hitting Jasper County.

Here’s a look at what’s happening so far:

  • Jasper County Fire-Rescue reported a tree down at Mitchelville and Smith’s Crossing. It was cleared.
  • The city of Hardeeville reported it cleared three downed trees.
  • The county remains in a tropical storm warning.
  • A flash food warning is in effect for southern Jasper.
  • Palmetto Electric said there are 576 customers without power in the county.
  • SCE&G reports 2,436 outages in Jasper.

Check back later for updates.