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1:30 p.m. October 1

All parks and greenways are open. 

All downed power lines and trees have been cleared and streets are back open. 


7 p.m. September 30

City staff are busy this evening dealing with storm related issues. 

We have several trees that have fallen and downed power lines. Stoplights in the areas of Kannapolis Parkway and Rogers Lake Road are out. Treat any intersection without working stoplights as a four way stop.

Approximately 1,500 people are without power. 

Please stay off the roads this evening and stay safe.


2 p.m. September 30

Bakers Creek Park, Atrium Health Ballpark and Safrit Park will close at 4 p.m. today. 

9 a.m. September 30

Flash Flood Watch for Cabarrus and Rowan Counties

Irish Creek & Rocky River Greenways are closed until further notice.


5 p.m. September 29

Tropical Storm Warning In Effect for Cabarrus and Rowan Counties

We are now under a Tropical Storm Warning.

This means that tropical storm winds are expected within the next 36 hours in our area. Winds are expected to be 20-30 mph with gusts of 60 mph. We are also expecting 3-6 inches of rainfall. Tropical winds and rainfall can cause trees to fall, flash flooding and power outages.

What do you need to do?

  • You should secure anything at your home that could potentially blow away or be damaged by winds and significant rainfall.
  • Prepare for power outages. Charge phones, devices, weather radios and anything else you may need to use if you lose power.
  • Make sure your emergency preparedness kit is stocked. Visit for info on how to build an emergency kit.
  • Pay attention to weather forecasts and alerts as conditions may change quickly based on the track of the storm over the next 36 hours.