Significant flooding in mainland Hyde County

Published 12:28 pm Friday, September 14, 2018

The Hyde County Mainland EOC is getting numerous reports that Scranton and Sladesville are experiencing flooding approaching levels comparable to Hurricane Irene. Flood levels in Rose Bay are also rising. There are multiple locations on Hwy 264 where water is flowing over. Do not attempt to drive though water that is flowing over the street. A couple inches of flowing water can move a car off the road.
If you are in an area that is flooding and you are needing to be evacuated to a local shelter or if you have any other needs, please contact the EOC at 252-926-3715. You can also report any conditions on roads, downed trees or flooding to the EOC so we can plan accordingly. If you are need of commodities, we have MRE’s, water, and tarps available. Call the EOC for any requests.