Are you ready for the next Hurricane?
Things to know:
HURRICANE WATCH- 48 Hours in advance of possible onset of hurricane conditions
HURRICANE WARNING- 36 Hours in advance of expected onset of hurricane conditions
STORM SURGE WATCH- Danger is possible
STORM SURVE WARNING- Danger is expected
TROPICAL STORM- 39 mph- 73 mph sustained winds
HURRICANE- winds have reached a constant speed of 74+ mph and rotate around a relative calm center (an "eye")
Watch- conditions are possible
EXTREME WIND- sustained winds of a major hurricane (115 mph or greater), usually associated with an eyewall
Warning- Conditions are expected to begin within the hour
Know Your Zone
Contacts & Resources
Click HERE for access to the SC Hurricane Guide.