Polk County officials, Northbrook Power lowering Lake Adger on Sept. 13 in anticipation of Hurricane Florence

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, Polk County Local Government officials and hydroelectric power management company Northbrook Power Management on Sept. 13 are lowering the water levels in Lake Adger by five feet.

Polk County Local Government will share updates as the situation changes.

For these updates and others related to Hurricane Florence, visit Polk County Local Government’s news and information site PolkNC.info, follow the County’s Facebook and Twitter pages, sign up for NIXLE text alerts by sending a text message to 888777 with “WEG2018” in the message. For more about signing up for NIXLE, visit http://polknc.info/polk-county-public-safety-updates-through-polkncinfo-social-media-nixle-alerts/.

More about other news sources as well as information about how to put together an emergency kit can be found at http://polknc.info/how-to-prepare-get-information-about-hurricane-florence/.