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Sun Sep 23, 2018, 09:07 PM

It's headed your way, Georgetown. More than 8,000 homes told to evacuate before flood

Georgetown County officials are advising more than 8,000 households to evacuate their homes as floodwaters creep downstream and threaten to inundate neighborhoods that rarely see flooding.

The county sent pre-recorded phone messages to residents in areas that are expected to experience floods in the coming days, county spokeswoman Jackie Broach-Akers said Sunday.

Itís been more than a week since Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm on Sept. 14. But itís taking this long for floodwaters to make their way from North Carolina into Horry County and finally to Georgetown County, a mostly rural area of roughly 61,000 residents.

Some people spent the weekend moving their belongings into storage units or upper levels of homes ó preparations that have become almost routine for Horry residents who live along the Waccamaw and Little Pee Dee rivers.

Read more: https://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article218891795.html

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Sun Sep 23, 2018, 09:12 PM

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