****UPDATE: AS OF THURSDAY AFTERNOON, 2:50 PM, THERE ARE 240,000 WITHOUT POWER STATEWIDE.
****UPDATE: AS OF THURSDAY MORNING, 9:00 AM, THERE ARE 202,000 WITHOUT POWER STATEWIDE.
****UPDATE: AS OF THURSDAY MORNING, 8:34 AM, THERE ARE 199,000 WITHOUT POWER STATEWIDE.
As of the writing of this blog, Thursday Morning at 6:13am, there are 81,446 power outages being reported by South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Here are phone numbers to report power outages in your area. Also, a reminder that the power companies cannot allow their bucket trucks out to work while the storm and winds are still happening so please be patient.