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Hurricane Florence: How should you protect your car and where should you park?

Scientists fly inside the eye of Hurricane Florence

Scientists filmed inside the eye of Hurricane Florence on September 10, as parts of the country braced itself for the impact of the Category 4 storm this week. This video was captured by scientist Heather Holbach for the Hurricane Research Division.
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Scientists filmed inside the eye of Hurricane Florence on September 10, as parts of the country braced itself for the impact of the Category 4 storm this week. This video was captured by scientist Heather Holbach for the Hurricane Research Division.

With the potential for flooding and high winds as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast, it’s important to find a safe place for you car.

Along the Grand Strand, there are a few parking decks, but in The Market Common there are two — one along Farrow Parkway and one on Deville Street. Parking in the garages is free, but space is limited.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is using the top deck of the Farrow Parkway garage to store trucks during the storm.

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There are no public parking garages in North Myrtle Beach or Conway. If you are unable to find a garage, Allstate recommends parking close to a building for partial cover. Don’t park under any trees or power lines that could be blown down.

Evacuation orders were issued Monday for all zones in Horry and Georgetown counties.

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Allstate recommends taking pictures of your car prior to a storm for insurance purposes if it were to get damaged, have a full tank of gas and keep important documents like your registration and insurance in a dry place.

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