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McDowell County Emergency Management
Friday November 11th, 2022 :: 10:47 a.m. EST


Water outage in the Town of Old Fort. Crews are working to restore service. Click link for more info.

The Town of Old Fort is reporting a water outage due to a break in a main waterline.  The incident occurred as a result of an embankment collapsing on the line.  Crews are working to restore service.  Residents should monitor local media outlets througohout the day for additional updates on estimated restoration times.

A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for McDowell County.  Over 4 inches of rain has already fallen in parts of western McDowell County.  Additional heavy rain is expected through this afternoon.  If you encounter a flooded road, please turn around.  

Report all emergencies to 911.  

McDowell County Emergency Management
129 Barnes Rd
Marion, NC 28752

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-3241

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