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Weather & Storm Information & Procedures

We hope that your experience with Coastal Vacation Rentals is pleasant and that all guests have an uninterrupted stay, however there are times “mother nature” may affect your vacation. Please take a moment to review the severe weather information provided which may prove helpful in the event of hazardous weather conditions or storms.

Important Web Links
The following links will help keep you up to date on weather progression, evacuation procedures, and other important information in regards to severe weather for the Myrtle Beach area.

Hurricane Image CERT
The Community Emergency Response Team – Horry County

EMD-SC
Emergency Management Division – South Carolina

FEMA
FEMA

National Hurricane Center
National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Preparations Checklist from NHC-NOOA
National Hurricane Center

Red Cross
The Red Cross

Traffic Information
Department of Public Safety – Traffic Information

Traffic Cameras
Department of Transportation – Traffic Cams

Hurricane Watches & Warnings
Tropical Storm Watch
Tropical storm conditions are possible in the specified area of the watch; usually within 36 hours.

Tropical Storm Warning
Tropical storm conditions are expected in the specified area of the warning, usually within 24 hours.

Hurricane Watch
Hurricane conditions are possible in the specified area of the watch, usually within 36 hours. During a hurricane watch, prepare to take immediate action to protect your family and property in case a hurricane warning is issued.

Hurricane Warning
Hurricane conditions are expected in the specified area of the warning, usually within 24 hours. Complete all storm preparations and evacuate if directed by local officials.

Hurricane Preparations Checklist from NHC-NOOA

SC Emergency Alert System Stations
WKZQ
101.7FM

WSYN
106.5FM

National Weather Service Radio
Horry County
162.400

Some Suggested Emergency Supplies
First aid equipment.

Emergency rope-off tape / Paste board & markers for emergency signs.

Emergency flares.

Flashlights with spare batteries.

Portable radio with spare batteries.

Camera with several rolls of film.

Sheets & blankets.

Bottled drinking water (3 gallons per person).

Non-perishable food items (non-electric can opener).

Pre-moistened wipes and/or waterless antibacterial hand cleaner.