SCEMD releases guide for Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 27th through June 1st is South Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) releases the 2018 South Carolina Hurricane Guide to kick off Hurricane Preparedness Week.

The Hurricane Guide contains important safety and evacuation tips to know in the event of a major hurricane. The 2018 guide contains updated information specific to the upcoming hurricane season, including new evacuation zones in Dorchester County.

Governor Henry McMaster declared May 27th through June 2nd as Hurricane Preparedness Week to encourage citizens to take the time to prepare for a potential hurricane.

The SCEMD and the National Weather Service are advising residents to review family emergency plans and organize a disaster supply kits.

You can find more information on evacuation zones and where to get the The 2018 South Carolina Hurricane Guide by going to the SCEMD's website.

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