RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued a state of emergency Friday in anticipation of the impacts the state will feel from the approaching Hurricane Isaias.
Cooper says that while details of hurricane track are still in flux, now is time to prepare, especially since preparations more complicated given COVID-19 pandemic.
This is a developing story.
.@NC_Governor— NC Emergency Managem (@NCEmergency) July 31, 2020
North Carolina is preparing for Hurricane #Isaias
Details of hurricane track are still in flux but, now is time to prepare – especially since preparations more complicated given COVID-19 pandemic. Keep that in mind as you get ready.
Already threat of dangerous rip currents at our coast & danger of tropical storm force winds is increasing.— NC Emergency Managem (@NCEmergency) July 31, 2020
The state EOC – already activated for COVID-19 – has activated for #Isaias Today declared a state of emergency to help our state prepare.