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One Month Later, Disaster Assistance Tops $423 Million

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

One month after the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, more than $423 million in state and federal funds has been provided directly to North Carolinians to aid in their recovery.

Michael Leaves Path of Downed Trees, Power Outages and Road Closures

Friday, October 12, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper announced two more storm related deaths from Tropical Storm Michael were confirmed in McDowell County today. A man and a woman died after their car hit a large tree that had fallen across a road in Marion. That brings the North Carolina death toll from Michael to three.

North Carolina Readies for Hurricane Michael

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

With tropical storm warnings expanded to nearly half the state, Governor Roy Cooper this evening urged North Carolinians to stay alert and prepare for the incoming storm.

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