Things to know as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach and the Carolinas
Things to know as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach and the Carolinas...
• The evacuation process should be complete by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, click www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/news_detail_T6_R148.php, to learn more about the re-entry process.
• Businesses are required to complete operations and have security in place by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12.
• Have questions? Call 843-918-INFO (4636). The Myrtle Beach Police Department is staffing this 24-hour Information Line during the evacuation period.
• City facilities are closed, but Public Safety and Public Works are working 24-hours. Myrtle Beach Municipal court is cancelled until further notice.
• All city meetings and special events are cancelled through Sunday, September 16.
• Sign up for Hyper-Reach to receive community alerts via text message, phone call or e-mail from the Myrtle Beach Police Department. Visit http://hyper-reach.com/scmyrtlebeachsignup.html.
• No residential solid waste or recycling service will be provided Wednesday or Thursday, September 12 and 13, due to Hurricane Florence.
• Remember to secure or bring indoors your pelican, any outdoor furniture and other items that could blow or float away in Hurricane Florence.
• The North and South Barc Parcs (off-leash dog parks) in Myrtle Beach are closed until further notice.
• The ocean is double red-flagged due to the likelihood of rip currents and strong waves. The ocean is closed to swimming and other aquatic activities.
• The $34 Million beach re-nourishment project along the Grand Strand is on hold temporarily, thanks to Hurricane Florence.
• Myrtle Beach’s Emergency Operations Center will open Thursday to respond to Hurricane Florence. The EOC number is 843-918-1400.