Recent messages from: McDowell County Emergency Management

  1. Advisory

    A High Wind Watch has been issued for McDowell starting Fri. night through Sat. evening. Click link for more info. More »

    "Entered: 8 hours, 50 minutes ago "

  2. Advisory

    Several prescribed burns are occurring in McDowell County today. Drift smoke will continue through the evening. More »

    "Entered: 9 hours, 59 minutes ago "

  3. Advisory

    I-40 Incident Update: All EB lanes of I-40 near Old Fort are now open. WB lanes continue to be affected. More »

    "Entered: 5 days, 12 hours ago "

  4. Advisory

    Increased fire danger today through late evening due to gusty winds and low humidity. More »

    "Entered: 5 days, 14 hours ago "

  5. Advisory

    Expect travel delays on I-40 EB & WB near mile marker 72, due to overturned tractor-trailer. More »

    "Entered: 5 days, 15 hours ago "

  6. Advisory

    Power outages affecting some traffic lights in Marion. Use caution if traveling in the area. More »

    "Entered: 5 days, 18 hours ago "

  7. Advisory

    Wind Advisory issued for McDowell from midnight tonight through 8PM Saturday. SW winds 20-30 mph with higher gusts. More »

    "Entered: 6 days, 5 hours ago "

  8. Advisory

    The accident in Old Fort on I-40 WB at the 73-mile marker has been cleared. The road is opened back up. More »

    "Entered: 1 week ago "

  9. Advisory

    I-40 WB at the 73-mile marker in Old Fort is currently shut down due to a motor vehicle accident. More »

    "Entered: 1 week ago "

  10. Advisory

    The Locust Cove wildfire is now 100% contained. More »

    "Entered: 1 week, 4 days ago "

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