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A hurricane warning is in effect for the entire coast of South Carolina. Find updates and resources.

In the event of severe weather, MBACC will update this page with the latest community information

Hurricane Information Center

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. The following information is provided to help you plan before, during and after a hurricane.

Hurricanes 101 – What is a hurricane? What are the different hurricane categories? Brush up on your hurricane knowledge.

Emergency Notification Systems

In the City of Myrtle Beach: Sign up for Regroup.

In Horry County: Sign up for CodeRED.

View or Report Power Outages

Reporting During and After a Storm

  • Business Survey – In the event of a hurricane or other business interruption, this survey will allow the chamber to know the status of chamber investor businesses so that we can pass the information along to those who inquire. 
     
  • MyCoast South Carolina - Portal for DHEC to collect and analyze pictures and data relating to coastal events. King Tides and Storm Witness allow people to send photos of high tides and storm damage.
     
  • Media Sightings – If you see regional or national media on or nearby your property before, during or after a hurricane or tropical storm, please call a member of the Area Recovery Council's (ARC) Communications Committee as soon as possible.
     

Planning Resources

Reentry and Recovery Resources

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Hurricane Ian Updates

MBACC is working closely with Horry County Emergency Management in tracking Hurricane Ian.