Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Expected Severe Weather Across Alabama

Severe WeatherOn Tuesday, March 16, Governor Kay Ivey issued a State of Emergency for all 67 counties in Alabama. Governor Ivey issued the State of Emergency ahead of potential Severe Weather across the state.

The state of emergency goes into effect this Tuesday evening, March 16 at 6:00 p.m.

The governor has also issued the following statement in response to her State of Emergency proclamation:

From Governor Kay Ivey: “The threat for potentially dangerous weather is rising for much of Alabama tomorrow. Out of an abundance of caution, I have issued a state of emergency for all 67 counties to ensure we are ready to act in any way needed from the state level. Projections are showing that this will likely be a widespread event, with some of the most severe weather anticipated late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Please make preparations now in the event your area is impacted in some way. I will continue keeping a close eye on the system and encourage every Alabamian to do the same.”

The full State of Emergency proclamation can be found here.


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