GREENSBORO — The city of Greensboro has declared a state of emergency that will be in effect beginning at noon today due to impending weather from Hurricane Florence.
The city is taking this action in conjunction with Guilford County, according to a news release from the city. The city and county are encouraging residents to stay off of roads during and after the weather event to allow emergency responders and repair crews to get to their destinations faster.
The city is encouraging residents to sign up for the Guilford Emergency Alert, Notification and Information System. This is an automated system that notifies residents of urgent and emergency information through your cell phone, home phone and/or email.
The system provides time sensitive, geographically-based public safety messages and is available to all residents and businesses within Guilford County.
City crews have ensured that all storm drains are open, and fueled and prepped all vehicles and necessary tools, according to a news release from the city.