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State of Emergency Declared in Catawba County

Catawba County Board of Commissioners Chair Randy Isenhower has declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County. The State of Emergency went into effect at 10 a.m. today (January 9) due to a powerful storm system expected to cause flooding, power outages, road closures, and hazardous conditions in Catawba County.

The declaration enables Catawba County Emergency Services to implement coordinated response and recovery efforts in all affected unincorporated areas of the county in alignment with the Catawba County Emergency Operations Plan and in collaboration with the county’s emergency response partners.