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Alerts

Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security
Emergency preparedness, travel, immigration, threats, and protection. Includes Ready.Gov, a terrorism preparation site.

Amber Alert Information

South Carolina AMBER Alert
Emergency broadcast program for urgent child abduction information.
Wireless AMBER Alerts
Sign up to receive text messages on your wireless device for Amber Alerts in specified geographical areas.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Resources for parents, law enforcement, attorneys, and the media. Report a sighting.

Weather Advisories

Emergency Management Division
Emergency training, statewide coordination, and public emergency resources.
Evacuation Routes
Coastal evacuation directions, route maps, and reversal plans.
National Weather Service - Advisories
Current watches, warnings, and advisories by county for South Carolina.
National Weather Service - Current Weather
Current conditions, forecasts, watches, and warnings for South Carolina.
SC Ground-Level Ozone Forecast
Air quality index and ozone level forecast.

State Road Conditions

Current Road Conditions
Current conditions by county.
Highway Emergency Response
Dial *HP in supported urban areas for help with minor repairs, traffic control, and first aid until emergency medical service arrives.
Live Traffic Cameras
Live cameras around the state.
SC Traffic Information Network
Emergency traffic plans and traffic updates.

State Government Closures

State Government Holidays
State holiday schedule from the Office of Human Resources.

State Government Flags Status

Flags Status
Get the current status of flags flown on state government buildings.

Utility Consumer Alerts

Consumer Alerts
Time sensitive advisories for utility consumers.

Text / SMS Messaging Help

SC.gov strives to provide citizens with multiple options to find the help they need. Using the phone number or QR code below, you can send us a text message and we will respond as soon as possible. Please be advised: Standard text messaging rates may apply, depending on your mobile phone plan.
QR code for Text4Help
Text4Help Number:
803-258-0717
Text4help is currently offline. Availability:
Mon. – Fri., 8a.m. to 5p.m., Eastern Time
Not available on state holidays.

Text / SMS Messaging Help

SC.gov strives to provide citizens with multiple options to find the help they need. Using the link below, you can send us a text message and we will respond as soon as possible. Please be advised: Standard text messaging rates may apply, depending on your mobile phone plan.
Send a message Text4help is currently offline. Availability:
Mon. – Fri., 8a.m. to 5p.m., Eastern Time
Not available on state holidays.