Catawba County News
Catawba County Declares State of Emergency
Published: February 06, 2020
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020, due to excessive rainfall in the County. The excessive rainfall has resulted in severe flooding, infrastructure damage, hazardous travel conditions and the potential for widespread power outages for residents in the County.
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.