Weather Preparedness

September 7, 2017

With the potential of impact from Hurricane Irma in parts of North Carolina, state and local emergency management teams ask that you please take a moment to review your emergency plans and prepare for the potential of heavy rain and wind.

Creating an emergency preparedness kit, monitoring the storm's activity, and knowing your local resources can help prepare for emergency conditions. You can find the information at: www.readync.org

 
Important County Emergency Sites

Alamance County Emergency Management: 

Cabarrus County Emergency Management:

Caswell County Emergency Management:

Catawba County Emergency Services:

Chatham County Emergency Management:

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management:

Davidson County Emergency Management:

Davie County Emergency Management:

Forsyth County Emergency Management:

Franklin County Emergency Management:

Gaston County Emergency Management:

Granville County Emergency Management:

Halifax County Emergency Management:

Iredell County Emergency Management:

Lincoln County Emergency Management:

Orange County Emergency Services:

Person County Emergency Management:

Rockingham County Emergency Services:

Rowan County Emergency Services:

Stanly County Emergency Management:

Stokes County Emergency Management:

  • Phone: 336-593-5409

Union County Emergency Management: 

Vance County Emergency Operations:

Warren County Emergency Management:

 

Statewide Resources

Duke Energy:

Power outages can be reported and viewed at www.duke-energy.com/outages. You can also call 800.769.3766 to report an outage.

List of all NC County Emergency Resources:

www.ncdps.gov/Emergency-Management/EM-Community/Directories

 

State and National Resources

FEMA:

The agency’s website is www.fema.gov/, and they provide social media updates on Twitter at @fema and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA.

North Carolina Emergency Management:

www.ncdps.gov/Our-Organization/Emergency-Management. Phone: 919.825.2500. Follow the agency’s tweets at @NCEmergency and the agency’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/NCEmergency

 

Weather Sites and Apps

You can follow weather updates from the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov. The weather service’s office in Greer, S.C., provides weather updates for the Charlotte area, and can be viewed at www.weather.gov/gsp/.

The office also regularly provides weather updates through Twitter at @NWSGSP.

For Irma’s track, check out the National Hurricane Center’s site at www.nhc.noaa.gov, or the Weather Channel’s site at www.weather.com for regular updates. The Weather Channel also has an app for updates.