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On August 29, 2017
in Emergencies, Public Safety
Date: 29 August 2017
Time: 8 a.m.
Subtropical Storm 10 Update:
Conway, South Carolina – Horry County has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 5, which is normal operating conditions, as of this morning. The Horry County Emergency Operations Center was not opened however Horry Emergency Management is available for questions, concerns, etc.
Beachgoers should continue to heed the advice of lifeguards as the National Weather Service still lists our area under a moderate rip current risk. This means that beachgoers should swim close to lifeguards and obey the flag warning system.
Residents in low lying or flood prone areas along the Waccamaw River are advised to monitor the water levels closely as the National Weather Service river forecast has the river peaking at 11’5” on Thursday, August 31, 2017.
Drivers are cautioned to NEVER DRIVE THROUGH WATER! It only takes a small amount of water to sweep a vehicle away.
For more information, call Horry County Emergency Management at 843-915-5150 or visit Horry County’s website. Horry County Emergency Management can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.
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