Update from Robeson County officials:
Scattered damages so far with trees down and a few scattered power outages. Duke power is reporting 5,200 customers without power in Robeson County, and 514 customers with LREMC have reported losing power.
Currently we have 106 people in the shelter in Lumberton and 31 check in at the one in Pembroke.
Curfew will be in effect for all of Robeson County from 11 pm until 6 am Friday, September 6.
For information related to the storm please call the Emergency Operations Center at the following numbers; (910) 272-5864, (910) 272-5866, (910) 272-5871, (910) 272-5867. These numbers are staffed around the clock.
For those who are anxious about the storm and need someone to talk with Eastpointe Behavioral Health has people you can talk with at 1-800-913-6109.
Robeson County Solid Waste collection sites are closed. For people dropping off waste outside the collection sites while they are closed there is a $250 fine per incident.
The following offices will be closed on Friday, September 6:
Robeson County Offices
Lumberton City Hall
Robeson Community College
Robeson County Courthouse
Robeson County Church and Community Center