Hurricane Florence


Latest updates on Hurricane Florence via and its network of stations -- in case of emergency, keep these numbers and social media accounts handy:

Phone: 1-800-621-3362
Twitter: @FEMA

To find the nearest shelter text SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362)

American Red Cross
Phone: 1-800-RED-CROSS
Twitter: @RedCross

To find an open shelter near you, click here

National Weather Service (Hurricane Center)
Twitter: @NHC_Atlantic

Emergency Management: 404-635-7020
Department of Public Safety: 800-436-7442
Highway Patrol: 404-624-7700

North Carolina
Emergency Management: 919-825-2500
Department of Public Safety: 919-733-2126
State Highway Patrol: 919-742-2124

South Carolina
Emergency Management: 803-737-8500
State Highway Patrol: 803-896-7920

Emergency Management: 804-897-6500
Emergency Operations Center: 804-674-2400

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