Florence has moved on and our beaches have never looked better. However, there is a lot of flooding and road closures leading into and out of the area. Travelers on the roads are encouraged to exercise extreme caution, plan ahead, and check SCDOT.org or call 511 for the latest information. Be patient and expect lengthy travel times, blocked roadways or detours.
In the event of severe weather, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau is dedicated to providing the resources needed to travelers already in the Myrtle Beach area or planning to visit. Our goal is to both protect area businesses and our visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (843) 626-7444 with additional questions.
If you are planning to visit the Myrtle Beach area during or immediately after severe weather, please contact the hotel or vacation rental company where your accommodations are booked for details on their status. If severe weather effects the Myrtle Beach area you will the latest information on our social media channels and on the VisitMyrtleBeach.com home page. Otherwise, please use the information below for the latest state, local and weather information.
If you need additional information, please call our information center at (800) 356-3016.
The following information is provided to keep you informed about severe weather affecting the area. Advisories will be posted as the need arises.
For updated information on the hurricane, call Horry County Automated Information Line at 843-915-5005, 843-915-5006 TDD/TTY. Available 24 hours a day. This number will be pre-empted with pertinent information during a hurricane.
For updated statewide information, call the SC Public Information Phone System (PIPS) at 866-246-0133.
Note: The above lines are only activated during a mandatory evacuation.
For local information, call the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce at 843-626-7444.