It is important to learn the hazards of severe weather and what you can do to stay safe. The National Weather Service and North Carolina Department of Public Safety have declared the week of March 5 – 11, 2023, as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Buncombe County is a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador and we urge residents to properly prepare for severe weather any time of the year. Make a plan, prepare for emergencies, and stay informed to weather any storm that might come your way. Learn more at readync.gov. Stay Buncombe Ready, find a list of helpful numbers and links at buncombecounty.org/prepare.
Stay Informed- Be Buncombe Ready!
If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, information and knowledge can evolve as quickly as the event or disaster. It’s important to stay on top of new developments and information.
CodeRED Alerts allow Buncombe County officials to send emergency alerts to residents in real-time using email, phone, and text. All residents are encouraged to visit buncombecounty.org/codered or text BCAlert to 99411 to enroll in the CodeRED system.