(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina is changing its hurricane emergency guidelines by eliminating voluntary evacuation orders, according to a report in The State.
Any hurricane evacuations the governor orders in the future will be mandatory. The revision will be made on the South Carolina Emergency Management Division's website this weekend.
There has only been one mandatory evacuation since 1999 -- for Hurricane Charley in 2004 -- according to the report.
Hurricane season begins on June 1.
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