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Numbers You Need to Know in Bad Weather


Buncombe County wants you to be prepared and safe as the potential for a large amount of snow moves toward Western North Carolina. Ahead of the storm, there are ways you can prepare for the possibility of power outages, road closures, and more. Below are a list of numbers that might be useful in the event of inclement weather.

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:
1-800-222-6190
Yancey: 682-6121

  Duke Energy 1-800-POWERON
Gas
  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
Cable    
  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
Roads
  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
Water
  Asheville Water Department 251-1122
Emergency Shelter 
  All area residents 211

Below is a list of links to keep handy in case of inclement weather:
National Weather Service forecast
ReadyNC preparedness mobile app
Real-time road conditions from the NCDOT
City of Asheville snow removal priority map
Duke power outage map
Report a power outage
Prevent frozen pipes
Waste Pro could run delayed schedule
Call 211 or visit NC211.org for shelter information

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