ReadyNC provides an excellent website/app for information in times of emergency.  Please visit for weather updates, road conditions, power outages, shelters, evacuations, emergency plans and kits, floods, disaster assistance, and more. 

NC 2-1-1: NC 2-1-1 is a part of NC's State Emergency Response Team and may be activated in a disaster. You can dial 2-1-1 from any phone to reach a compassionate, trained call specialist 24/7/365 who has access to real-time information on shelters, evacuation routes, and more. NC 2-1-1 call specialists can help you find food, meal sites, water, and other recovery and rebuilding resources after a disaster as well. 

Please note:  The City of Monroe does not provide sandbags.