One of the hottest festivals near our Isle of Palms vacation rentals has officially opened up its ticket sales, but more about that next time.

First up, a follow-up to that last blog, and what’s on everyone’s mind.

In a word: Florence.

Hurricane Florence has thrown the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into a tizzy.  With good reason.  This monster storm has been looming large on the radar screen for quite some time now.  As I covered in that last blog, it caused the Governor of South Carolina to order mandatory evacuations for folks in the coastal counties of SC.  This has affected visitors to SC vacation rentals (e.g. our Isle of Palms luxury rentals) and us residents alike.

Things around our beach rentals Charleston have been anything but normal.  All eight area WalMarts closed Monday night at midnight.  Post offices and schools shut down (the schools have been converted to emergency shelters). Charleston International Airport (CHS), one of the many ways to reach our luxury beach house rentals SC, shut down all flights on Wednesday.

It’s been a nerve-wracking waiting game, a weird competition among spaghetti models that show various terrible scenarios.  The Euro model in particular suggested dire consequences for the Lowcountry around our beach house rentals Charleston SC.

Sadly for our Carolinian neighbor to the north, Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington.

Here, near your future beach house Charleston, we seem to have been spared the worst. Thankfully Florence has been downgraded to “just” a tropical storm that is heading into South Carolina.

Here near our Isle of Palms vacation rentals, the winds have started to pick up, and we are expecting a lot of rain.

 

Check out current conditions near our Isle of Palms vacation rentals

If you’d like to keep up with current weather conditions here on the IOP, Exclusive Properties has installed a live beach cam.

Click here to see what the view from a luxury house on Isle of Palms looks like right now.

By the way, CHS (Charleston’s airport) is expected to open back up tomorrow, now that the threat of grave danger has passed.  Our rental homes South Carolina should be back open soon for your visit.

So be safe.  We’ll try to do the same.  And remember, when you are looking for a Charleston beach house, call EP.  Our Isle of Palms vacation rentals are wonderful places to relax from the stresses of worklife or the weather.

All best,
Lowcountry Lisa
your Isle of Palms vacation blogger

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