Governor Roy Cooper urges residents to be safe and stay off the roads as most North Carolina counties continue to experience snow or sleet that began overnight.
The State Emergency Response Team has activated the Joint Information Center in response to the winter storm, which is expected to start impacting North Carolina today.
As the winter weather approaches, the State Highway Patrol along with the N.C.
Governor Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency ahead of a winter storm that is expected to cover most of North Carolina with four to seven inches of snow during the next 36 hours.
All three FEMA/North Carolina Emergency Management disaster recovery centers will be closed Saturday due to this weekend’s predicted winter storm.
The centers will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, or as soon as conditions allow.
Disaster recovery centers are located at:
Due to the predicted winter storm, FEMA’s Community Education and Outreach program at the following home improvement stores is canceled for Saturday, which also was the last day of the event. The event will not be rescheduled. The locations include:
Governor Roy Cooper today named Erik Hooks to lead the state’s public safety department to direct statewide law enforcement, emergency management, juvenile justice, and corrections divisions.
In anticipation of the incoming winter weather, the Highway Patrol is requesting motorists to use caution when traveling throughout several portions of North Carolina.
Hurricane Matthew survivors in North Carolina, don’t miss out on additional grants and loans that can help you recover – submit an application to the U.S. Small Business Administration today.
In the three months since North Carolina was inundated by flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew, the state has made the move from response to recovery.