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  • LEARN ABOUT HURRICANESLearn About HurricanesMore>>

  • All About Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

    All About Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Our atmosphere is composed of all types of gases, particles, and molecules.  Some of these only make up a very small fraction of the total mass of the Earth's atmosphere, but
    Our atmosphere is composed of all types of gases, particles, and molecules.  Some of these only make up a very small fraction of the total mass of the Earth's atmosphere, but yet are equally important.
  • What is a hurricane?

    What do you actually know about hurricanes? Click here to find out.

    The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine
  • The Saffir-Simpson Scale

    The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to rank hurricanes on a scale from 1-5.  Click here to learn more about the scale.
  • BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A HURRICANEBefore, During and After a HurricaneMore>>

  • Know your evacuation zone and routes

    Know your evacuation zone and routes

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:03:12 GMT
    Map showing evacuation zones, routes, and shelters. (Source: Horry County EMD)Map showing evacuation zones, routes, and shelters. (Source: Horry County EMD)

    The county has established three evacuation zones and several routes for quickly evacuating in the event of a hurricane or other emergency.

    The county has established three evacuation zones and several routes for quickly evacuating in the event of a hurricane or other emergency.

  • Building your hurricane supply kit

    Building your hurricane supply kit

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 11:16 AM EDT2016-10-04 15:16:50 GMT
    (Source: Ready.gov)(Source: Ready.gov)

    Preparedness is key for hurricane season and any natural disaster. When a storm is bearing down is not the time to put together your disaster supply kit.  Shelves may empty and close, pharmacies may be swamped, and lines at the stores may be long.  That’s why preparing a disaster supply kit before a storm is approaching is key. 

    Preparedness is key for hurricane season and any natural disaster. When a storm is bearing down is not the time to put together your disaster supply kit.  Shelves may empty and close, pharmacies may be swamped, and lines at the stores may be long.  That’s why preparing a disaster supply kit before a storm is approaching is key. 

  • BEFORE: Have a family disaster plan ready

    BEFORE: Have a family disaster plan ready

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 11:15 AM EDT2016-10-04 15:15:51 GMT
    The time to plan is NOW! (Source: Horry County EMD Guide)The time to plan is NOW! (Source: Horry County EMD Guide)

    Horry County has a comprehensive guide on planning for a disaster, knowing your evacuation zone, evacuation routes, and re-entry procedures.

    Horry County has a comprehensive guide on planning for a disaster, knowing your evacuation zone, evacuation routes, and re-entry procedures.

  • 10th anniversary of KatrinaRemembering KatrinaMore>>

  • Katrina couple renews vows 10 years after storm

    Katrina couple renews vows 10 years after storm

    Monday, September 7 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-09-07 15:30:49 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 1:22 PM EDT2015-09-07 17:22:38 GMT
    Todd and Jennifer Jackson renew their vows 10 years after Katrina changed their wedding plans.Todd and Jennifer Jackson renew their vows 10 years after Katrina changed their wedding plans.
    The couple featured in Seven on Your Side's Katrina Untold: Ten Years Later who had their wedding plans turned upside down because of the storm renewed their vows this weekend for their 10 year anniversary.
    The couple featured in Seven on Your Side's Katrina Untold: Ten Years Later who had their wedding plans turned upside down because of the storm renewed their vows this weekend for their 10 year anniversary.
  • Mississippi couple marries in Katrina rubble

    Monday, August 24 2015 12:16 PM EDT2015-08-24 16:16:36 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 12:39 PM EDT2015-08-24 16:39:55 GMT
    Jennifer and Todd Jackson held their wedding days after Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast.Jennifer and Todd Jackson held their wedding days after Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast.
    “Everyone has a Katrina story. Ours happens to be our wedding story, but everyone has their Katrina story,” said Jennifer Jackson while recounting the events that led up to her wedding.
    “Everyone has a Katrina story. Ours happens to be our wedding story, but everyone has their Katrina story,” said Jennifer Jackson while recounting the events that led up to her wedding.
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    Katrina Untold

    Katrina Untold

  • More hurricane informationLinksMore>>

  • Damage caused by hurricanesHurricane DamageMore>>

  • Hurricane winds

    Hurricane winds

    A landfalling hurricane's intensity is expressed in terms of categories that relate wind speeds and potential damage.
    The intensity of a landfalling hurricane is expressed in terms of categories that relate wind speeds and potential damage.
  • Rainfall and flooding

    Rainfall and flooding

    Learn your vulnerability to flooding by determining the elevation of your property.
    Learn your vulnerability to flooding by determining the elevation of your property.
  • Storm surge

    Storm surge

    The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge.
    The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge!
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