Protect Yourself & Your Family

Emergency Preparedness

  • Discuss your family emergency plan. 

Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another, how you will get back together, and what you will do in case of emergency.

  1. Evacuation information, including evacuation routes, safety tips, timing, and recommended destinations, is included on Carteret County Evacuation
  2. Information on public shelters which open following hurricane and other disaster events can be found on Carteret County Public Shelters.
  3. Carteret County's Emergency Operations Plan (PDF) can be downloaded.

Emergency Alert Notifications

In Carteret County, including Morehead City, emergency alert notifications are provided via CodeRed, a reverse 911 call network. To receive these notifications, register online.

Real-Time Gage Information Through FIMAN

You can also sign up for the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network (FIMAN) which provides rain and stream gauge data, flood inundation maps, flooding impacts and alerts in real-time to support risk-based decisions regarding flooding.

Local News

    Tune into the local news channels such as:

WITN 7 / WNCT 9 / WCTI 12 / Channel 10 / Channel 14

    Tune in to local radio stations, such as:

91.5 (WBJD) / 96.3 (WRHT) / 90.7 (WOTJ) / 103.3 (WMGV) / 100.3 (WLGP) / 107.3 (WTKF) / 1330AM (WANG)

Weather Radios

All National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radios (NWR) are available for purchase in local electronic retail or department stores and provide access to the NOAA Weather Radio Frequencies 162.550 and 162.450.