Caldwell County shelter closes after being open for hours

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. -- County officials say a shelter originally reserved for those displaced by Sunday's severe weather has been closed.

Shelter was offered at South Caldwell High School earlier Sunday evening. Caldwell County officials say another shelter will open Monday if there is a need.

Officials also said the following roads in the area were shut down for hours due to severe weather:

  • Parts of Country Acres and Fairway Drive are closed due to downed trees.
  • The intersection of Starcross Road and Alfred Harley Road near Lenoir is closed due to downed power lines.
  • Mount Herman Road near Hudson is closed between Firewood Drive and Freezer Locker Road due to storm damage.

Caldwell County Schools announced they will be operating on a two-hour delay Monday morning.

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