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Lenoir Co. Added To Hurricane Isaias Disaster Declaration

Lenoir Co. Added To Hurricane Isaias Disaster Declaration

One more North Carolina county is eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts. FEMA Public Assistance funding is now available to local governments, state agencies and certain private nonprofits in Lenoir County if they were affected by Hurricane Isaias between July 31 and Aug. 4, 2020.…read more »

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

While Wayne County was spared some of the worst damage from Hurricane Isaias last week, the storm did provide some good lessons on emergency preparedness. Aaron Stryker, the Emergency Management Coordinator for Wayne County, gave an on the county’s storm readiness at Thursday’s county board meeting. Stryker says the big challenge was opening shelters while…read more »

Governor: Storm Prep Should Include COVID-19 Prevention Measures

Governor: Storm Prep Should Include COVID-19 Prevention Measures

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Gov. Roy Cooper is urging state residents to be prepared for Tropical Storm Isaias. It weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday, but the storm is gaining strength as it moves north. Isaias is expected to impact South Carolina then move up the I-95 corridor. The storm is likely is…read more »

Warnings & Watches In Effect As Isaias Nears Coast

Warnings & Watches In Effect As Isaias Nears Coast

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect as Wayne County and Eastern North Carolina brace for Tropical Storm Isaias. Isaias is expected to bring heavy rains and tropical storm force winds to the region this evening through Tuesday morning. Flooding and downed trees and power lines are possible, as well as isolated tornadoes. A Flash…read more »

Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration For N.C.

Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration For N.C.

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement state and tribal response efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Isaias from July 31, 2020 and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for…read more »

Gov. Cooper Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Isaias

Gov. Cooper Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Isaias

Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for North Carolina as Hurricane Isaias targets the state. The storm could impact North Carolina as early as Monday. Gov. Cooper says evacuees are asked to make shelters a last resort due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cooper also says it’s difficult to prepare for a hurricane…read more »

Isaias Upgraded To Hurricane, Heads Toward Bahamas

Isaias Upgraded To Hurricane, Heads Toward Bahamas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Bahamas is bracing as new Hurricane Isaias bears down en route toward the U.S. East Coast. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) early Friday and was centered about 15 miles (25 kilometers) from Great Inagua Island in the Bahamas. It was moving northwest…read more »

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