Emergency management, which primarily focuses on weather related emergencies and issues, is an important part of life in Montreat and Buncombe County. Due to the mountains, weather in Western North Carolina is very unpredictable. Further, hurricanes from the Gulf and East Coast have caused severe problems here in the mountains. Montreat is very focused on emergency management and works closely with Buncombe County in providing relief and information to citizens in a variety of ways:

  • Public Safety Updates- provided through Code Red. Click here to learn more and to sign up for Code Red
  • Flood/fire evacuation information and maps- Click here to access the Montreat flood/fire evacuation map
  • Buncombe County Emergency Management information can be accessed by Clicking here.