State of emergency canceled for Catawba County following severe - | WBTV Charlotte

State of emergency canceled for Catawba County following severe weather

Courtesy of Hickory Regional Airport Courtesy of Hickory Regional Airport
CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A state of emergency has been canceled for Catawba County Friday after severe storms swept through the area on Monday. The Catawba County Board of Commissioners originally declared the emergency for the county on Tuesday after the storms caused "widespread damage."

PREVIOUS: State of emergency declared for Catawba Co, city of Hickory due to storm damage

A spokesperson with the county released this statement Tuesday: 

"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 emergency response partners."

The mayor of Hickory declared an official state of emergency for the city "as a result of high force wind and rain." "There has been damage to public and private infrastructures, streets and power lines; as well as citizens being displaced from their homes," the mayor stated in the proclamation. 

Two hangars at the Hickory Regional Airport were destroyed during the afternoon storms. The worst of the damage was on the north ramp of the airport. 

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Man dies days after being seriously injured in shooting near uptown Charlotte

    Man dies days after being seriously injured in shooting near uptown Charlotte

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:57:42 GMT

    According to emergency officials, the incident happened in the 1100 block of West 1st Street.

    More >>

    According to emergency officials, the incident happened in the 1100 block of West 1st Street.

    More >>
  • Road work coming to Weaver Road, Patterson Street in Rowan

    Road work coming to Weaver Road, Patterson Street in Rowan

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:49:21 GMT
    (WBTV)(WBTV)
    (WBTV)(WBTV)

    Several road work projects will be taking place over the next few weeks in Rowan County, according to NC DOT. 

    More >>

    Several road work projects will be taking place over the next few weeks in Rowan County, according to NC DOT. 

    More >>
  • Date for 2019 Cheerwine Festival now set

    Date for 2019 Cheerwine Festival now set

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:21:45 GMT
    (Source: City of Salisbury)(Source: City of Salisbury)
    (Source: City of Salisbury)(Source: City of Salisbury)

    From the City of Salisbury: The City of Salisbury and Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink that has called the city home for 101 years, are teaming up to host the third annual Cheerwine Festival in downtown Salisbury, N.C., on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

    More >>

    From the City of Salisbury: The City of Salisbury and Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink that has called the city home for 101 years, are teaming up to host the third annual Cheerwine Festival in downtown Salisbury, N.C., on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly