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Numbers You Need to Know in Bad Weather

As the forecasts for Hurricane Florence show the storm continues to gain strength and could bring significant rainfall to Western North Carolina, Buncombe County wants you to be safe and prepared. September is National Preparedness Month and this is a good chance to use the FEMA preparedness checklist to help ensure you have a plan and adequate supplies. Below are numbers that will be useful in case of an emergency. Please be prepared and stay safe.

WLOS: Emergency Shelters Open in Black Mountain, NC

WLOS: Closings and Delays

WLOS: Live Updates and Road Closures

Below is a video with simple steps you can take to keep yourself, your family, and your property safe.

NOTE: Did you know Cooperative Extension has a great online resource for hurricane preparedness and up-to-date information from across the state on weather-related impacts?

Power Companies
  Duke Energy Progress 1-800-419-6356
  Haywood EMC 1-800-951-6088
  French Broad Electric

Madison: 649-2051
Mitchell: 688-4815 
Buncombe, Madison:
Yancey: 682-6121

  Duke Energy 1-800-POWERON
  Public Service Company of NC (PSNC) 1-877-776-2427
Phone Service
  AT & T 1-877-737-2478
  Charter Communications 1-888-438-2427
  Frontier Communications 1-877-462-8188
  Charter Communications 1-888-438-2427
Internet Service Providers
  AT & T 1-877-737-2478
  Charter Communications 1-888-438-2427
  Frontier Communications 1-877-462-8188
  DOT (County roads) 298-0390
  City of Asheville 251-1122
  Town of Biltmore Forest 274-0824
  Town of Black Mountain 419-9304
  Town of Montreat 669-8002
  Town of Weaverville 645-0606
  Town of Woodfin 253-4887
  Asheville Water Department 251-1122
Emergency Shelter 
  All area residents 211
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