MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Horry County Emergency Management wants to make sure you “know your zone” in case there’s an evacuation for Hurrican Matthew. There are no evacuations at this time.
Zone A is the area closest to the beach. In North Myrtle Beach, it is all areas east of Highway 17. In Myrtle Beach through Surfside Beach all areas east of 17 business are in zone A.
Zone B includes the area between 17 business and bypass through Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach.
It also includes Burgess south of Longwood Drive and 707.
Zone C is the area between Highway 17 bypass and Highway 31 from Sea Mountain Highway to 544.
Zone C south of 544 includes the area between 17 bypass and 701 all the way up to Browns Chapel Avenue.
If you live on the north end of the Grand Strand from Briarcliffe Acres to the state line, officials ask you to use Highway 9.
From Briarcliffe Acres south to 10th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, you should take Highway 22.From 10th Avenue North down to the airport, take 501.
From Harrelson Boulevard South to Surfside, use 544.
From Garden City Beach south into Georgetown County, you can take 17 south and then move inland once you get to the Georgetown area.