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NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information.


NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards

NWR is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Nationa Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Routine programming includes the latest weather conditions, weather summaries for the vicinity and surrounding areas, short-term forecasts of significant weather expected within the next several days.

Why should I own one?

One of the most important reasons to own a weather radio is to receive up-to-the-second information on dangerous weather such as severe thunderstorms, large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes and flash floods. Whether you're boating, camping, traveling, or just getting ready for work...a NOAA Weather Radio receiver puts timely weather information and forecasts at your fingertips...24 hours a day. Traveling? Take your weather radio with you for your own safety. NOAA Weather Radio Stations are nationwide.

Specific Area Message Encoding, (SAME) Codes

The SAME code for Horry County is 045051.

A complete list of SAME codes for all states and counties can be found on the National Weather Services website.

Coverage Map

NWR is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service Office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Routine programming includes the latest weather conditions, weather summaries for the vicinity and surrounding areas, short-term forecasts of significant weather expected within the next several days. One of the most important reasons to own a weather radio is to receive up-to-the-second information on dangerous weather such as severe thunderstorms, large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes and flash floods. Whether you're boating, camping, traveling, or just getting ready for work...a NOAA Weather Radio receiver puts timely weather information and forecasts at your fingertips...24 hours a day. Traveling? Take your weather radio with you for your own safety. The same code for Horry County is 045051

Please visit http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/indexnw.htm for a complete listing of SAME codes for all states and counties.

EMD - Important Phone Numbers

Important Phone Numbers

Horry County EMD
(843) 915-5150
American Red Cross (shelters)
(843) 477-0020
SCDOT
(888) 877-9151
Traffic & Road Conditions
Only activated when needed & Spanish interpreters available.
Re-entry Information
(866) 246-0133
This phone line is manned in Columbia and provides information on evacuation, shelters, damage assessments and re-entry. The number is activated once an evacuation is ordered.
SCDHEC
(843) 915-8804
Special Medical Needs Shelters

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