Crews respond to downed power lines, roadway blocks as Michael makes its way through Midlands

FIRST ALERT: 8:30 A.M. WIS News 10 Tropical Storm Michael weather update

ORANGEBURG, SC (WIS) - Crews have been responding to storm damage, including power outages and blocked roadways, in several Midlands counties as Tropical Storm Michael makes its way through the state.


A tree is currently blocking the roadway on SC 4 and Lendel Drive.

A tree fell on power lines on Magenta Drive in Orangeburg early Friday morning. Officials say the tree has been cleared.

Continue to expect possible power outages in the area.

Roadway flooding in Orangeburg has also been reported by SCHP on Cut Off Rd.

Aiken County:

There are trees down on Church St. in Aiken County.

Colleton County:

Additionally, there are trees in the roadway in Colleton County. Bennets Point Rd. at Blocker Run Rd. currently has a tree in the roadway, according to SCHP. The Department of Transportation has been notified.

Green Pond Hwy and Ritter Rd. also has a tree in the roadway, SCHP reported.

Richland County:

Roadway flooding has been reported on I-26 at I-126 near St. Andrews Rd.

Terrace View Dr. at Cofield Dr. is closed due to a flooded roadway.

There is a tree in the roadway at Satchelford Rd. and Valleybrook Rd.

Lexington County:

A tree has been reported on SC391 and SC23.

A tree is in the roadway on Summerland Avenue. Another one is blocking Cromer Rd. at Oak Dr.

Corley Mill Rd. has some flooding in the roadway.


WIS has crews surveying areas and will continue to update on road conditions. Roadway advisories issued by SCHP can also be checked here.

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