Catawba County Declares State of Emergency After Heavy Flooding


Catawba County has declared a state of emergency after several days of heavy rainfall quickly flooded many parts of the county.

According to a statement from 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.”

The rain over the past few days has flooded creeks, toppled trees, and destroyed numerous sections of roads and bridges.

Did you experience any flooding over the weekend?