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Hurricane Matthew Update: Horry County Moves to OPCON 3 Oct. 4, 12 p.m.
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Horry County has moved to OPCON 3 (Level 3 Operating Condition) in preparation of Hurricane Matthew. OPCON 3 means the storm poses a significant threat to Horry County. 

County officials are in continual discussions with South Carolina Emergency Management, coastal communities including local municipalities, the Governor's office and will continue to monitor the situation closely. The Horry County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is NOT fully activated at this time however it is prepared to fully activate if the Governor issues a mandatory evacuation order.

Should mandatory evacuation order be issued, it is important that residents are familiar with the evacuation zones ... Click here to read entire news release.

Should the governor issue a state of emergency or an evacuation order, the chamber will keep members, visitors and prospective visitors informed by sending continuous updates via email or through the websites and corresponding social media channels.

Storm-related information will also be posted on the City of Myrtle Beach social media and website and Horry County Emergency Management website and social media channels.
Click here for storm recovery tips from Horry County Emergency Management. 




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