2017 Severe Weather Preparedness Week

2017 North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 5-11, 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 9:30 AM During the week of March 5-11, Severe Weather Preparedness Week will occur in North Carolina. As a part of Severe Weather...

Winter Storm Warning and Brutal Cold This Weekend into Monday.

Winter Weather Update 1/6/17 08:30 a.m. Winter Storm warning has been issued starting at 7pm this evening through Saturday. We are expecting between 6 – 9 inches of snow in the Guilford County area.  Some areas could get slightly more. We may see some sprinkles or...

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Exercise Feb. 1, 2018

On February 1, 2018, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will be conducting a law enforcement oriented, mass casualty full-scale emergency exercise. The purpose of this exercise is to test the university and community’s emergency response and recovery plans...

Winter Storm Watch!

Guilford County has been placed under a Winter Storm Watch by the National Weather Service beginning 1/6/17 at 7 p.m. and ending 1/7/17 at 7 p.m. The complex nature of the storm has made it difficult to pinpoint exactly how much precipitation will fall but a few...

Press Release – GEANI Notification System Upgrade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Guilford County, Greensboro, and High Point partner to provide geographically-based emergency notifications to residents. Guilford County residents now have an upgraded way of receiving urgent and important information through cell phones, text...

Register Now for Emergency Notifications!

Starting January 3rd, Guilford County will launch a new emergency notification system. The new system will allow citizens to opt-in to receive improved notifications via phone call, text messaging, and email based on locations you register for. Citizens can choose to...

Here comes the cold!

Beginning Thursday night, temperatures in the Triad region will begin to fall. This is the beginning of the first arctic air blast of the season for our area. By Friday the temperatures at night should drop into the low 20’s or teens with the wind chill being even...

GEANI Notifications

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Guilford County... details below:

* WHAT...Occasional wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to locally 2 inches possible, mainly north of Interstate 85 and 40, from the Triad to Henderson.

* WHERE...The Triad and portions of north-central North Carolina.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 11 AM EDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain and a little sleet will change to wet snow between 200 and 500 AM, with occasional wet snow expected between 500 AM and late morning. Plan on potential slushy and slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Temperatures will fall to between 31 and 32 from the Triad east to Hillsborough, Durham, and Henderson, north into southern Virginia by daybreak. Temperatures will only slowly rise into the mid 30s by late Wednesday morning.
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5 hours ago  ·  

The Storm Prediction Center has increased our chances of seeing severe weather later this afternoon into the evening. If you don’t have a way to receive severe weather notifications, signup for our free GEANI notification system at to customize your alerts!

Be weather aware, stay informed, and be safe! #ncwx
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4 days ago  ·  

Keep your eyes on the weather this evening!Showers with an embedded thunderstorm or two will be possible across the northern/northwestern Piedmont Counties of #NCwx Saturday evening into the overnight hours. Strong winds, small hail, and locally heavy rainfall will be the primary threats. Widespread severe weather not expected at this time. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

The Guilford County Sheriff's Department is looking for a missing person: Patterson Bryant,75 year old black male who suffers from Parkinsons disease.. Mr. Bryant is tall and slender and has gray hair. Last seen wearing a blue cap, glasses, a blue windbreaker, and blue jeans. He is missing from Turner Smith Road in Browns Summit. Please call 9 1 1 if you have information. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago  ·