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Hurricane Information Center - Re-Entry/Road Conditions/Emergency Telephone Numbers

Current Road Conditions
Department of Transportation
Department of Public Safety/Traffic
This is the Department of Transportation number for questions about traffic and is usually activated after the storm and stays active as long as needed.

Santee Cooper
888-769-7688 - Report an outage
View outages

Horry Electric Cooperative
843-369-2212 - Report an outage
View outages  

Acercamiento Hispano de Carolina del Sur
Hispanic Outreach of South Carolina

Re-entry Information
Public Information Phone System (PIPS)
This phone line is staffed in Columbia, providing information on evacuations, shelters, damage assessment and re-entry. This number is activated once an evacuation is ordered.

Business/Organization Re-Entry Process - The state provides a system for post-disaster re-entry certification for businesses and organizations that assist in the restoration of utilities and other services.  The South Carolina Department of Commerce coordinates the program.  To learn more, click here.  To begin the registration process, visit SCEMD's Business Registration Portal

Online Traffic Tools and Evacuation Routes - South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) offers an online interactive traffic map to help users find routes best suited for their needs year-round. SCDOT provides a GIS map outlining all evacuation routes for the state. If traveling between states, visit the U.S. Department of Transportation's Traffic and Road Closure Map and click the appropriate state.

"Safe and Well" Database - During disasters and hurricanes, family members and friends may become disconnected. The American Red Cross provides a helpful tool to connect those dispersed by the disaster to anyone who may be concerned and looking for them. To view the database, click here.

S.C. Insurance News Service

Horry County Emergency Management

Horry County Information Line
843-915-5006 TDD/TTY
Available 24 hours a day. This number will be pre-empted with pertinent information during a hurricane.

S.C. Emergency Management Division

S.C. Emergency Alert System Stations
Grand Strand

WYAV 104.1 FM
WLFF 106.5 FM

S.C. ETV/Radio Network

WHMC 90.1 FM

National Weather Service Radio (NOAA)
Horry County


American Red Cross (Local Shelters)

S.C. Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
Special Medical Needs Shelters

S.C. Animal Care and Control

S.C. Association of Veterinarians