State of Emergency

There are times when natural disasters or emergency situations may occur.  If a situation like this does happen, the City of Hickory will keep citizens updated with information via media releases, website updates, and social media platforms.

Catawba County Board Chair Randy Isenhower declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 8:00 a.m. March 18, 2020, due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

To receive important information and local emergency notifications, please click here to sign up for CodeRED emergency notification alerts.


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Recent Events

July - Flooding Event Hickory

1200 Year Flood

Flooding/Damages from Storm of July 27, 2013

Tornado on October 23, 2017

Hurricane Florence, September 2018

Winter Storm Diego, December 2018

Flooding, June 2019

Flooding, February 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic - March 2020

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Hickory, NC 28601
Communications Office: (828) 261-2290
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