North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for all 100 counties as the state prepares for Hurricane Irma early next week. The state of emergency goes into effect at 8am Thurday morning, and Gov. Cooper is urging people to prepare themeselves for Hurricane Irma. It’s still too early to determine what impact the storms could have. The governor adds, “its not too early for residence to put a plan into place just in case. You can use the “Ready NC app” to stock up on needed supplies and recive updates on possible wether conditions, power outages and a list of shelters.