Joint Information Center Open to Provide Hurricane Florence Information


The State Emergency Response Team has activated the Joint Information Center in response to the potential threats to North Carolina from Hurricane Florence.

Located in the State Emergency Operations Center at 1636 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh, the JIC will coordinate the release of information regarding state storm preparation and response. Individuals are on duty to gather the latest information and assist reporters interested in covering the state’s response to the storm. Additionally, state officials will use this center to conduct media briefings as needed.

For more information, news reporters should call 919-825-2599.


The latest information can be found on the Hurricane Florence website (, on Twitter @NCEmergency and Facebook. Visit for traffic conditions statewide. Real-time traffic, weather and preparedness information is also available via the ReadyNC mobile app, available for free for iPhones and Android devices.  


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