The Town of James Island is closely monitoring current weather conditions and has moved to OPCON 4 as of 5:00 Tuesday evening.
The Town offices will be closed for regular business on Wednesday, January 3.
The 2:00 PM National Weather Service forecast called for freezing rain starting at 9 to 10 AM Wednesday morning followed by sleet and snow. Precipitation may continue for as long as 12 hours, through early Wednesday evening. The temperature will like stay very close to freezing during the day, dropping well below freezing both Tuesday and Wednesday night.
Please stay off the roads if possible. Avoid bridges, overpasses, and infrequently traveled roads, since these freeze first.
Do no use camp stoves, propane stoves or other open flame devices indoors. Carbon monoxide given off by these devices can lead to incapacity and death. If you start to feel faint, dizzy, sick, or weak get to fresh air immediately.