Storm update: Trees down, Power outages increase

  • Donna Rowell/Special to JCST - A car attempted to go under this downed tree on S.C. 336, according to Jasper County Fire-Rescue. There were no injuries.

Jasper County Fire-Rescue encourages the public to limit travel on the road.

Here’s a look at where trees are down:

  • 6802 Tillman Road
  • Nimmer Turf and Tillman Rd.
  • Macedonia Rd. and Levy Rd. (One lane open)
  • Smith’s Crossing and Sauls Dr.
  • Gillison Branch and Tye Branch Rd.
  • South of Hwy. 321, Long Rd.
  • Meriweather Dr. blocked.

There are more than 3,000 customers without power.

Palmetto Electric reports 687 customers without power in Jasper and 2,038 in Beaufort. SCE&G reports 2,584 power outages in Jasper and 12,087 in Beaufort.