Hurricane Florence Preparations
For Immediate Release:
September 10, 2018
Smithfield, NC – Emergency Services employees have made preparations and are continuing to monitor the path of Hurricane Florence and will notify the public if and when it becomes necessary to open any shelters.
Residents are encouraged to prepare disaster kits should the storm affect Central North Carolina. Items to have readily available include a 4 day supply of water, medicine, ready to eat foods, manual can opener, battery operated radio, flashlights and replacement batteries.
Please visit www.johnstonnc.com and click on the Hurricane Florence Information logo which is located under the photos on the homepage.
Should evacuations become necessary residents in the affected areas who have registered with JOCOAlerts will be notified.
We strongly recommend residents take every precautionary measure possible should Hurricane Florence impact Central North Carolina.
Please continue to monitor radio, television and social media for further updates.