Wayne County Emergency Management has been certified from the National Weather Service o be a Storm Ready County.

NOAA Weather Radio

NOAA weather radio frequency is 162.5500. Use this frequency in your scanner to get weather reports and alerts of upcoming storms 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


We would like for everyone in the county to be safe in the weather events. Being prepared is the key to being safe. Please make sure you have an emergency preparedness kit in your home and in your car.

Heavy Rains

Wayne County frequently gets heavy rains, especially from the remnant of hurricanes and tropical storms. Please remember to avoid roadways that have been flooded by the rain and if you see a roadway flooded: Turn Around Don’t Drown.