Hilton Head Island
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It is important that you have a plan to protect yourself and your family in the event of a flood.
Have an emergency plan established in advance to keep your family safe.
Receiving timely information about weather conditions or other emergency events can make all the difference in knowing when to take action to be safe.
Plan your transportation and a place to stay.
The safest way to survive a flood is to evacuate the area if advised to leave. To ensure that you will be able to act quickly should the need arise, you need to plan ahead.
Take time now to make a list of the things you would need or want to take with you if you had to leave your home quickly.
Review the guide for for important information such as evacuation routes and property protection measures.
Review the Town's Citizen's Guide to Emergency Preparedness
Local stations WYKZ 98.7 FM, WGCO 98.3 FM and WWVV 106.9 FM or SC emergency broadcast stations give up-to-date information.
Take steps to protect your property from flood damage.
If authorities advise or order you to evacuate, do so immediately.
Follow directions given by plantation security, firefighters, sheriff's deputies and SC Highway Patrol troopers to the designated evacuation routes.