Please be advised that the Myrtle Beach area is under alert for possible Florence impact for the week of September 9th. While we're uncertain of the storm’s final path, we advise all visitors to pay close attention to all weather and news reports and to be prepared.

If you have plans to visit the area this week, we recommend you contact your accommodations directly for information on their policy pertaining to hurricanes.

“We encourage both visitors and residents to take great care to protect loved ones and property as we prepare for Florence,” said Karen Riordan, President and CEO of the MBACC. “We need to follow best practices for hurricane preparedness, so we can minimize the negative impacts on our community. We encourage everyone to stay calm and be both prepared and informed.”

We’ll continue to provide regular updates on VisitMyrtleBeach.com and on social media sites. For more information, visit our Storm Updates page. You can also find additional resources on our Hurricane Information Center page.