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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>>

  • BEFORE: Have a family disaster plan ready

    BEFORE: Have a family disaster plan ready

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:48 AM EDT2017-09-07 08:48:58 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.

  • FIRST ALERT: Checklist for your hurricane supply kit

    FIRST ALERT: Checklist for your hurricane supply kit

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-07 02:40:57 GMT
    Supply kitSupply kit

    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. 

  • AFTER: Re-entry and debris removal after a disaster

    AFTER: Re-entry and debris removal after a disaster

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-09-06 17:10:59 GMT
    Debris removal information. (Source: Horry County EMD)Debris removal information. (Source: Horry County EMD)

    Horry County has a re-entry process and debris removal guide for after a hurricane or other disaster strikes. 

    Horry County has a re-entry process and debris removal guide for after a hurricane or other disaster strikes. 

  • 10th anniversary of KatrinaRemembering KatrinaMore>>

  • West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-08-25 22:31:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-26 10:54:08 GMT
    Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.
  • Chris Cameron describes Hurricane Katrina experience

    Chris Cameron describes Hurricane Katrina experience

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 11:21 PM EDT2015-08-27 03:21:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 11:22 PM EDT2015-08-27 03:22:06 GMT
    A glimpse of the aftermath of Hurricane KatrinaA glimpse of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
    On August 29th 2005, tragedy struck when Hurricane Katrina made landfall.Former Albany State basketball coach Chris Cameron was then an associate coach for Xavier University in New Orleans.He and his head coach made a split decision to evacuate the day before the storm struck the city."We was having a debate about it, said the Albany sports hall-of-fame inductee. "But when he called me that morning and said we have to go ahead and leave, I was stuck.
    On August 29th 2005, tragedy struck when Hurricane Katrina made landfall.Former Albany State basketball coach Chris Cameron was then an associate coach for Xavier University in New Orleans.He and his head coach made a split decision to evacuate the day before the storm struck the city."We was having a debate about it, said the Albany sports hall-of-fame inductee. "But when he called me that morning and said we have to go ahead and leave, I was stuck.
  • 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.
  • 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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