3 things to know for first day of school in Horry County

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Horry County students return to school Wednesday morning. As you prepare the book bags and lunch boxes, here’s what you need to know about traffic, the forecast, and all those photos you’re taking.

Whether you’re celebrating or can’t hold back the tears, we know you’re taking tons of photos for the first day of school. We want to see them! Share in the Facebook comments on this post or email us at news@wbtw.com.

StormTracker13 Meteorologist James Hopkins says most of the rain will hold off for bus stop or school pick-up, but it will be hot. We’ll see low 90s at the beach and mid-90s inland, but the heat index will hit triple digits.

As traffic increases at the end of the school day, News13 will warn you of any delays caused by accidents, construction, or heavy traffic on the WBTW mobile app. Download the app for free and we’ll send you a traffic alert when there’s something happening that could impact your commute.