Tillis: North Carolina Is Prepared for Hurricane Dorian | Beaufort County Now

Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke to the Weather Channel about North Carolina’s preparation and response efforts to Hurricane Dorian. senator, thom tillis, hurricane dorian, weather channel, september 6, 2019
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Tillis: North Carolina Is Prepared for Hurricane Dorian

Press Release:

    WASHINGTON, D.C.     Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) spoke to the Weather Channel about North Carolina's preparation and response efforts to Hurricane Dorian.

    Tillis on if North Carolina is prepared for Hurricane Dorian:
    "We are, sadly we have a lot of experience preparing for hurricanes but North Carolina has some of the best people in emergency management in the country. I am about to head to Emergency Operations Center to get a briefing and I am doing everything I can to make sure North Carolinians are as prepared as possible and evacuating if they are being asked to."

    Tillis on resources available to residents affected by the storm:
    "North Carolina has several hundred million dollars available to do a variety of things to prepare communities for these storms. When we get back to Washington next week, we will start working on what needs there are as a result of Hurricane Dorian and get assistance down to the state and individuals affected by the storm."


  • Contact: Daniel Keylin
  •     daniel_keylin@tillis.senate.gov


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