Storm Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Outline a communication and evacuation plan for your family before a hurricane or storm warning is issued to minimize confusion and fear. If you have pets or livestock, include them in your plan.

Satellite view. Hurricane Florence over the Atlantics close to the US coast . Elements of this image furnished by NASA.Create an emergency kit that includes:

  • Important documents sealed in a watertight plastic bag
  • Cash
  • Three days’ worth of non-perishable food, water, and medications
  • First-aid kit
  • Battery-powered radio
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Extra clothes and blankets
  • Food and other supplies for pets

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Follow Halifax EMC on Facebook to stay informed about weather, outages, and other information.

In the event of a power interruption, members should report outages by calling (800) 690-0522. Members are also reminded to never go near downed power lines.

For more tips, check the North Carolina Emergency Management website.