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Locating Your Zone McGuire

Knowing which zone you’re in will help you know what to do in the event of an emergency. If there were an emergency at McGuire Nuclear Station, it is unlikely everyone within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) would be affected. The areas affected would depend on weather conditions and the nature of the emergency.

McGuire Nuclear Station 10-Mile EPZ Counties

  • Catawba
  • Gaston
  • Iredell
  • Lincoln
  • Mecklenburg

On the map (pdf, 966 KB), you will see the 10-mile area around McGuire Nuclear Station divided into zones. Find the zones where you live, work and/or go to school. In the event of an emergency, officials will announce specific instructions for zones.

For example, residents in zones L, B, M and C might be told to stay indoors, while other zones might not be affected. Looking at the list, find the reception center for your zone(s) (pdf, 116 KB) and then locate it on the map. This is where you would go if there were an evacuation.