Strand under tornado watch Sunday
September 16, 2018
A tornado watch has been issued for all of Horry County on
Sunday until 5 p.m.
The outer bands of what’s left of Hurricane Florence
— now a tropical depression —
are moving through the Myrtle Beach area Sunday.
The tornado watch also includes:
Brunswick, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion and Marlboro counties.
Myrtle Beach Golf &
Yacht Club Homeowners
6851 King Arthur Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Office E-mail Address & Emergency Phone
Ron Girton, Manager - email@example.com
WE WILL HAVE MONITORS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THIS STORM. Our
manager Ron Girton is on premises for any emergencies. The gates will be
removed for safety purposes. We also have monitors that are available to
help keep the front as safe as possible during this time. If anyone
should need to touch base with a monitor Al Antash 914-564-1223 will be
your phone contact ONCE AGAIN PLEASE STAY SAFE--DO NOT OPEN YOUR DOORS TO
ANYONE THAT YOU ARE NOT EXPECTING!
If you have questions
or need to convey
concerns to the
Board of Directors
Horry County Operating Condition (OPCON) Levels
OPCON 5: Normal day to day operations
Storm poses a possible threat: The possibility of
an emergency or disaster situation that may require activation of the
Emergency Operation Center (EOC).
Storm poses a significant threat: A disaster or emergency situation
is likely. Most likely the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) has been or will
be activated (either partially or fully based on the severity of the event).
Evacuation order imminent: A disaster or emergency situation is imminent or
Evacuation order issued: A major disaster or emergency is in
effect. This is the highest state of emergency situation and the Emergency
Operations Center is fully activated. This also applies to post-disaster
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American Red Cross shelters
the evacuation, American Red Cross shelters will open at 12 p.m. today for
individuals who must evacuate. Please see the shelter list and evacuation
route list below. Individuals are reminded to secure their property BEFORE
they evacuate. Shelters should be considered as a place of last resort to
ride out the storm, shelters may be crowded, do not accept pets and are
not designed for comfort. When going to a shelter, citizens will need to
take their own supplies such as batteries, bedding, identification,
toiletries, clothing, etc…Shelters do not accept guns, alcohol or animals.
Once the Governor rescinds the evacuation order, Horry County Emergency
Management will activate the Re-Entry Plan. Re-entry will occur in phases
beginning with Level 1 access into the impacted areas. Municipalities may
enforce their own identification procedures at checkpoints if deemed
All public officials and personnel having key roles in life safety and the
restoration of critical services after a disaster will be permitted to
access the impacted area. All Level 1 personnel will be required to
present and wear in full view an authorized employee identification badge.
No personal vehicles will be permitted to enter impacted areas during
Level 1 access, except governmental personal reporting for official
This allows for reentry of critical support groups, relief workers, South
Carolina Law Enforcement certified security officers, healthcare
personnel, business owners/essential staff, insurance adjusters and any
other person(s) authorized by the jurisdiction to provide services or
reduce economic loss. All Level 2 personnel will be required to present
and wear an authorized employee identification badge at checkpoints.
Residents and business operators will have access to areas that have been
deemed safe by the authority having jurisdiction. When possible, every
effort should be made to safely assist these persons to their property if
access is limited. All residents and business operations must show proper
identification to enter an impacted area. Residents with special needs
will be assisted back into their dwellings once sufficient support
services are available to assist.
Re-Entry for Residents & Property Owners
Residents should have proper identification to gain admittance.
Identification may include a valid government- issued photo ID card
showing the location of the property. Out of state property owners with
residential or commercial properties within the affected area(s) must show
a valid government-issued photo identification and current documentation
to verify the need for re-entry such as a utility bill, deed, property tax
Re-Entry for Business Owners & Essential Employees
Business owners/operators will need proper identification to gain
admittance to impacted areas such as a current business license, company
photo ID card, lease documents or other official documents showing the
location of the property and a valid government issued ID card.
Essential staff/employees will also need proper identification such as a
valid business or government issued ID card and an essential employee
authorization letter on official company letterhead provided by the
business. This letter should include a request for admittance, the
employees’ name and be signed by the business owner/operator.
The forecast for Hurricane Florence may change as the storm gets closer to
the coast, residents are strongly urged to monitor local news for the most
up-to-date information. In addition, citizens should survey their property
to make sure outside objects are secured. It is also recommended that you
review your hurricane plans now.
For more information, call Horry County Emergency Management at
843-915-5150 or visit Horry County’s website at http://www.horrycounty.org.
Horry County Emergency Management can also be followed on Facebook at
and Twitter at https://twitter.com/HorryEMD.