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News Release

Town declares State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Release Date: September 1, 2019

Contact Information:
Carolyn Grant email icon , Communications Director, 843-341-4618

The Town of Hilton Head Island, in conjunction with Beaufort County and other local municipalities, has declared a state of emergency as it continues to watch the path of Hurricane Dorian, Mayor John McCann announced today."

We are closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Dorian and working with the County and other entities to coordinate resources to deal with the impacts this storm may bring," McCann said. "Collectively, we will stage our resources and tap into federal response funding should we experience the effects of this storm."

McCann urged residents to begin making any necessary precautions in the event it appears the storm will negatively impact the Island.

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