South Carolina Hurricane Guide

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The South Carolina Hurricane Guide is updated annually by SCEMD in collaboration with local and state partners of the S.C. Emergency Response Team. All information contained in the Guide is valid at the time of publishing each year, but is subject to change depending on actual storm conditions.
Printed copies of the Guide are available at all South Carolina Welcome Centers, at any Walgreens store statewide and at SCDMV offices in Bamberg, Beaufort, Bluffton, Charleston, Conway, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Kingstree, Ladson, Lake City, Little River, Mullins, Moncks Corner, Mount Pleasant, Myrtle Beach, North Charleston, Saint George and Varnville.

South Carolina has a new online home for hurricane preparedness. Visit to know your hurricane evacuation zone and to get started on your hurricane safety plan. Find all of the information in the official South Carolina Hurricane Guide and more at whenever you need a quick, online resource to prepare for a hurricane in the Palmetto State.

Guía de huracanes de Carolina del Sur en español.

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Special appreciation goes to the following organizations whose financial sponsorships have helped produce and distribute the 2024 South Carolina Hurricane Guide: