More than 85 percent of all hurricane activity in the Atlantic Basin occurs after the middle of August. Some consider Aug. 15 as the “real” start to hurricane season. To...
What Should You Have in Your Hurricane Emergency Kit?
As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coastline, South Carolinians are preparing and evacuating. South Carolina's Emergency Management Division advises having an emergency kit ready whether you are traveling to stay with friends and family, going to a shelter, or staying at home where there could be power outages and other damage. As the storm will likely not take effect in South Carolina until late Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15, there is still time to prepare. However, as hurricane season is still underway in South Carolina, it is good to know what you should have ready for future hurricane events.
Visit https://scemd.org/ to learn more about hurricane and emergency preparedness.
Tune in to SCETV, listen to SC Public Radio or stream on our website for developments and live Governor's Press Conferences.
SCETV will be broadcasting all future press conferences related to Hurricane Florence on television, radio, and our website, as well as streaming on YouTube and on Facebook, and posting any important developments related to the storm and its effects.