North Carolina governor declares state of emergency as Alberto leaves mudslides in wake by admin | May 31, 2018 North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is declaring a state of emergency for western North Carolina after a series of mudslides closed portions of Interstate 40 and other roads. Powered by WPeMatico Share this:Tweet Related Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.