Episode cover of New Zones Show Who is Most At Risk This Hurricane Season

New Zones Show Who is Most At Risk This Hurricane Season

Community Rising

  • 08/05/2020
  • 06 min

About this Episode

NC is predicted to have a high-intensity hurricane season this year. The state is launching a new tool – outlined zones – to help coastal residents understand which areas will be most vulnerable to impacts and organizes evacuations by predicted zone impact. In this episode, Katie Webster, Assistant Director of Planning for NC Emergency Management, talks about the state's new "Know Your Zone" program that hopes to streamline these evacuation orders amidst COVID-19. To find out your zone go to: knowyourzone.nc.govProduced by Kayla Guilliams. Music by Meydän. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series examines environmental news in the coastal Carolina region.