NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Tri-County County leaders are holding a joint news conference at 4 p.m. on preparations underway for Hurricane Hermine.
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The storm, which was upgraded from a strong tropical storm just before 2 p.m. Thursday.
The news conference is being held at the Emergency Operations Center in North Charleston. Emergency Operations Centers in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties are planning to move from OPCON 5 to OPCON 4 on Friday afternoon.
Tri-County government offices, as well as government offices in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, will be closed Friday.
Click here for a complete list of Hermine-related closings.