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Horry County moves back to OPCON 3 as conditions improve following winter storm

Horry County Government has moved to OPCON 1 alert status due to Friday’s winter weather threat.
Horry County Government has moved to OPCON 1 alert status due to Friday’s winter weather threat.
Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 10:25 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2022 at 10:10 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Horry County Government moved to OPCON 3 alert status early Sunday as conditions continue to improve following Friday’s winter storm.

The county went to OPCON 2 on Saturday, closing the Horry County Emergency Operations Center that morning.

The Horry County Road and Drainage Hotline was also discontinued and will resume normal operations on Monday.

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All government facilities will remain closed, and any scheduled government programs and activities have been canceled through Sunday.

The Horry County Solid Waste Authority also announced that all facilities will remain closed Saturday. Recycling centers that are usually open on Sunday will open at 1 p.m. All other SWA facilities will remain closed on Sunday.

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Officials are asking residents to be careful if traveling on Saturday and Sunday, as refreezing on the roads may occur.

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