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The Mathews Police Department is searching for Emily Elizabeth Smith
September 5, 2015 2:15 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Emily Elizabeth Smith.

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The Asheville Police Department is searching for Deanna Johnson Lynn
September 4, 2015 10:23 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Deanna Johnson Lynn.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Samuel Cole Middleton
July 25, 2015 6:17 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Samuel Cole Middleton.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Tony Ray Gunter
July 10, 2015 11:08 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Tony Ray Gunter.

Are you  Ready NC? Here's an app to Help.

Ready NC App

Download ReadyNC from iTunes  (for iOS devices)

Download ReadyNC from Google Play store (for Android devices)

North Carolina has a mobile application that will help residents and visitors prepare daily for everything from minor traffic emergencies to severe storms.

This all-in-one tool can provide the latest weather, traffic and hazard information and tells you what you need to know to be safe in all types of emergencies. The app is free and available in the AppStore for iphones and Google Play for Android devices.

Using this app does NOT replace calling 911. It is not intended to report emergencies to local officials, but it can be used to find life-saving information.

Some of the features include:

  • real-time traffic and weather information
  • critical information on how to be safe during different hazardous events
  • real-time information about opened shelters for evacuees (including addresses, capacity, directions and if the shelter is pet-friendly)
  • real-time updates on flood levels of major nearby creeks and rivers
  • phone numbers and links to all North Carolina power companies to report outages
  • basic instructions on how to develop emergency plans and what to put in your emergency supplies kit
  • real-time information on which counties have issued evacuation orders
  • contact numbers and links to websites for those who need help recovering from a disaster
  • direct links to the ReadyNC.org and NCDPS.gov websites and social media accounts

We never know when the next storm will threaten, but we do know that those who are prepared before will fare better. Use this app to get your family ready.

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