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Updated: Buncombe County now uses CodeRED for mobile alerts.
Buncombe County is a Weather-Ready-Nation ambassador, and we want to help you be prepared and safe when bad weather hits the area. Always call 911 if you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance. For non-emergency situations, for example a tree down, use these non-emergency numbers.
- Fire & Medical (County/City) - 250-6650
- County, Black Mountain, Woodfin, Weaverville, Montreat (including animal control) - 250-6670
- Asheville City (including animal control) - 252-1110
See below for more useful numbers.
Below is a list of links to keep handy in case of inclement weather:
National Weather Service forecast
Real-time road conditions from the NCDOT
Duke power outage map
Report a power outage
Call 211 for shelter information