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-Press Release, Granville County Government
Granville County Emergency Services reports minimum impact due to Isaias, which made landfall on the North Carolina coast at around 11 p.m. on August 3. According to Emergency Management Coordinator Robin Edwards, reports of a few downed trees and spotty power outages had been made in our area, with no reports of flooded roadways or other damage.
Granville County Emergency Services had been prepared to implement the county’s Emergency Operations Plan, had the storm been more severe. As a precautionary measure, Granville County Commissioners had approved the issuance of a Declaration of Emergency in anticipation of possible severe weather resulting from this storm.
Hurricane season extends through November 30. All Granville County residents are urged to continue making emergency preparedness plans as the season continues, so they can be ready when the time comes.
To receive county-wide emergency notifications, residents are also encouraged to enroll in the Code Red alert system for future weather emergencies. To sign up for Granville County’s Code Red notifications, please visit www.granvillecounty.org and click on the Emergency Management link on the Community tab.
For more information, please call the Granville County Emergency Services office at (919) 603-1310.