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Conway, South Carolina – Horry County will move to a Level 4 Operating Condition (OPCON 4) at 12 p.m. today in preparation for potential impacts from Hurricane Irma. OPCON 4 puts Horry County on “alert” status, which means county officials have begun discussions with South Carolina Emergency Management, coastal communities including local municipalities, and will continue to monitor the situation closely. The Horry County Emergency Operations Center is not currently activated, however Horry County Emergency Management will continue to keep the public aware of changes in the forecast and appropriate action will be taken as necessary.
In anticipation of possible effects on Horry County from Hurricane Irma, Horry Emergency Management wants to remind all citizens that waiting for a watch or warning is waiting too long! Begin preparation now by:
Official hurricane information can be found on Horry County’s website at www.horrycounty.org.
Horry County Emergency Management Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horrycountyemergencymanagementdepartment
Horry County Emergency Management Twitter: https://twitter.com/HorryEMD
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