Press Releases

Hurricane Season Begins in One Week

Friday, May 24, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins June 1. Taking steps now to prepare your family, home and business can make a big difference:

Severe Weather Safety in Mobile Homes or RVs

Monday, April 22, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions. 

Water rescue teams to train in large-scale flood rescue exercise

Friday, March 29, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

What:  State and international water rescue teams using boats and aircraft will train in a large-scale flood rescue exercise centered around Lake James and the Catawba River near Morganton.

Who:  Numerous water and air rescue teams from North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Connecticut in addition to international teams from Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile and the United Kingdom

Flood Insurance Makes Sense No Matter Where You Live

Thursday, March 21, 2019

According to the State of North Carolina, 40,000 miles of waterways flow through the state, including 50 rivers, which is part of the reason why flooding ranks as the state’s second most common natural hazard. No matter where you live in the state, water and the risk of flooding are nearby.

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