Storm Updates

By Telephone


Lee County Updates
Lee County Government (LCG) has established a dedicated information update line to provide recorded updates on the current status of Hurricane Florence and associated impacts in Lee County. The LCG Storm and Operations Update Line number is 919-718-4686 with updates provided daily at 9:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. for the duration of time that the Lee County State of Emergency Declaration remains in effect.

TLDR: LCG Storm and Operations Update Line number is 919-718-4686 with updates provided daily at 9:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.

City of Sanford Updates
The City of Sanford will provide recorded updates specific to its delays, closures, water and sewer emergencies, and any other emergencies specific to Sanford though the Customer Service Department at 919-775-8215. Updates will be provided as needed.

TLDR: The City of Sanford Customer Service Department number is 919-775-8215 with updates provided as needed.

By App



For the first time, the City has established a Zello Walkie Talkie channel (City of Sanford NC) for use during the aftermath of the storm. Zello Walkie Talkie is a free app available to both iPhone and Android users. It works on wifi or cellular data.

By Online & Traditional Media

The City will also provide updates through this website, TV channel, and social media (Facebook and Twitter). We will send updates to traditional media outlets such as local and regional newspapers, TV stations, and radio stations.