Non-emergency number for those affected by Alberto

Advisory: Non-emergency number for those affected by Alberto: 828-559-9683 (55-99-MUD); for events that do not need immediate response

McDowell County now has a non-emergency number for residents affected by the Alberto flooding: 828-559-9683 (55-99-MUD).

This non-emergency number is an ideal way for residents to report events that do not need an immediate response by a public safety agency. For example, if you’re in a safe place, but need some assistance. If you’re in your home and you’re safe, but you have no way out.

In an emergency, dial 911. Otherwise call 828-559-9683 (55-99-MUD). The number is staffed from 8 am to 5 pm. Leave a message after these hours.