Emergency officials say its important to be prepared for severe weather.
Cairo Fire Chief and member of the Alexander County Emergency Management Board John Meyer says it is important to know what to do before, during and after a storm.
Meyer says that these tips are important and can help save your life.
Before the storm
When the storm arrives and during the storm
After the storm
Meyer also adds that Alexander County, among other counties have a notification system called Nixle that can send text messages directly to your phone. Check with your area to see what options you may have for any notifications to help you get the latest information. For Alexander County residents, text your zip code to 88777 to sign up.
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