Myrtle Beach reopens after Hurricane Florence

The Myrtle Beach area was largely spared as Hurricane Florence moved through.
September 17, 2018

The Grand Strand experienced winds and rain as Hurricane Florence inched through the area but was largely spared from the brunt of the storm. 

Officials lifted a mandatory evacuation order for the Grand Strand on Sunday morning, and many residents and business owners returned to assess damages and get to work on reopening the beach. 

Live Beach View

Our webcams are live on the Boardwalk at Riptydz. For a real-time view of the beach, click here


Myrtle Beach Hotels

Some hotels along the oceanfront remained closed Monday morning but are expected to re-open this week. Please contact individual hotels for questions regarding their operating conditions or weather-related cancellation policies. The following hotels are open as of Monday afternoon. More will open throughout the week. 

Myrtle Beach Flights

Flights have resumed at Myrtle Beach International Airport. Check with your airline for information on flight changes. 

The following airlines operate flights to and from Myrtle Beach: 

  • Allegiant
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Elite Airways
  • Frontier
  • Porter
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sun Country
  • United Airlines
  • WestJet

Road Conditions

The threat of flooding in the area and along routes to the beach remains a concern, and many residents in flood-prone areas are being asked to evacuate to higher ground. Road closures are expected inland throughout the week as river levels rise. 

Road closures have been reported along I-95 and U.S. 501. 

For N.C. road closures, visit the N.C. DOT

For S.C. road closures, visit the S.C. DOT

Weather Forecast

The sunshine returns this week! Take advantage with a hotel deal and get away to the beach. 


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