Caldwell County Declares State Of Emergency Over Forecasted Winter Storm

CALDWELL CO., N.C. —  County Commissioners Chairman Randy Church has declared a State of Emergency for Caldwell County beginning Saturday night due to the forecasted winter storm.

Church says the State of Emergency will go into effect at 10 p.m. so that the county can prepare resources for the potential impact of the storm.

Emergency Services Director Dino DiBernardi explains, “This declaration has been made in preparation for the potential impacts Winter Storm Izzy could have on Caldwell County; this is in no way a reason for panic or worry. This will simply allow the Department of Emergency Services to implement and function under the County’s Emergency Operations Plan and will also assist in obtaining any resources that may be needed.”

County officials urge residents to stay up-to-date on their local forecast and to follow Caldwell County Emergency Services on Facebook to get further information on how to prepare for the potential impact of the storm.

Church says Caldwell County Emergency Services have been actively engaged in preparing for this potential winter storm and continue to work closely with local and State officials.

The State of Emergency will remain in effect until officials determine it is safe to terminate.

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