Weather Blog

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 : Get an Insurance Checkup

May 6, 2020

As we continue with National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Today we will focus on the importance of making sure your insurance policy can cover the potential damage. 

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020: Assemble Disaster Supplies

May 5, 2020

As National Hurricane Preparedness Week continues. Today we focus on how to assemble the supplies you may need before, during and after a Hurricane. 

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 : Develop an Evacuation Plan

May 4, 2020

As we continue Hurricane Preparedness Week here at Rowan County Weather let's take a look at todays topic. Develop an Evacuation Plan.

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020: Determine Your Risk

May 3, 2020

Today marks the beginning of National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Just because Rowan County isn't along the coast. That doesn't mean we can't experience life threatening impacts from Hurricanes.

Concern building for Severe Weather late Sunday into early Monday

April 11, 2020

As we wrap up the day on Easter Sunday the weather conditions around the county and the area are likely to become very unstable.

Make a plan and encourage others to do the same

March 7, 2020

The first step in making sure that you and your family are prepared for severe weather is pledging to prepare. This includes developing a family emergency and communications plan. In short, know what to do before severe weather strikes by creating an emergency plan today.

Flash flood safety

March 6, 2020

Flash flooding in North Carolina usually occurs when a large amount of rain falls in an area over a short period of time.

Lightning safety

March 5, 2020

Each year in the United States, more than 400 people are struck by lightning. On average, between 55 and 60 people are killed; hundreds of others suffer permanent neurological disabilities. Most of these tragedies can be avoided with a few simple precautions.

Staying safe when high winds, hail, and tornadoes strike

March 4, 2020

When your area is under a tornado warning, or if you see a tornado approaching, you should seek shelter immediately! Most injuries associated with high winds are from flying debris, so remember to protect your head.

Ways to receive severe weather alerts, and information about tomorrow’s Statewide Tornado Drill

March 3, 2020

One of the keys to staying safe during the severe weather season is making sure that you have a way to receive lifesaving severe weather watches and warnings.