Press Releases

State Emergency Response Commission to meet Friday

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The State Emergency Response Commission will meet Friday, July 16.  Some members of the commission will attend in person at the State Emergency Operations Center and others will participate via video conference.

North Carolina Feels Effects of Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, July 8, 2021

As North Carolina begins to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Elsa, Governor Roy Cooper and state emergency management officials are reminding residents to be prepared for possible power outages and to avoid driving through floodwaters.

Severe Weather Expected Across NC Thursday

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper reminds North Carolinians to make sure their families are prepared for the severe weather threatening a large portion of the state over the next 24 hours.

Power Outages Expected with Incoming Ice Storm

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

North Carolina residents should prepare today for the strong possibility of power outages due to an incoming winter storm that is forecast to arrive tonight. This storm will bring significant icing that’s likely to result in many fallen trees and power lines.

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