This page provides the latest on Town government operations during each instance of severe weather. Reserve 911 for imminent threats to people or property.
Check news releases for the latest information during severe weather.
Please bring garbage cans to the curb after snowstorms, hurricanes or other weather emergencies. This helps keep collectors safe and prevents carts from damaging back yards. If you are physically unable to take garbage to the curb, call Public Works & Utilities at (919) 469-4090 ahead of time.
Downed trees in roadway, high water in roadway - (919) 469-4090.
Street light repairs - (866) 326-3344.
Report power outages to Progress Energy at 1 (800) 419-6356, Duke Energy at 1 (800) 769-3766, or Apex Electric at (919) 362-8676 during normal business hours, (919) 362-8661 after hours. If someone in your neighborhood doesn't call, your area may not be on the repair list.
Hurricanes and Tornadoes
Disaster Supply Kit
Hurricane Fact Sheet
Hurricane Intensity Scale
Tone Alert Weather Radios
Tornado Fact Sheet
Other Severe Weather
Snow & Ice Storms
Thunderstorms & Lightning
American Red Cross (Triangle Area Chapter)
Cary Public Works Department
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency (Spanish language)
National Weather Service
N.C. Emergency Management
Ready North Carolina
Wake County Emergency Management
Chatham County Emergency Management