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Know Your Zone

 Know Your Zone

SCEMD wants you to Know Your Zone.

South Carolina residents and visitors can learn about hurricane evacuation zones and their vulnerability to storm surge on South Carolina’s coast with our Know Your Zone interactive map below.

It’s very simple to use. Simply enter your address or the address of your desired location. Users can zoom in and out of the map as well as move around to review any other areas of interest. The map legend located in the link at the top right of the map will drop down a box to show you what evacuation area your location falls in.

Know Your Zone also reflects the National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) predictions like storm surges. 

Use these maps and links below to determine your vulnerability to storm surge. 
Click each map below for larger versions
 Northern Conglomerate Central Conglermate  Southern Conglomerate
Northern Coast                                          Central Coast                                         Southern Coast
Hurricane preparedness and evacuation information from your county emergency management office:
2016 SC Hurricane Guide
 2SCEMD Home Page
The Know Your Zone campaign was developed by the Horry County Emergency Management Department as a result of the information contained in the South Carolina Hurricane Evacuation Study (HES) that was released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in 2012. Since it's creation, all coastal counties in South Carolina have adopted the Know Your Zone campaign as a way to let citizens know the best ways to prepare for the landfall of a major hurricane. 

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