State of Emergency

Gov. Kay Ivey Issues State of Emergency for 28 Counties Because of Severe Weather

Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a state of emergency for 28 counties ahead of the severe weather that is expected in Alabama today and tonight. The state of emergency goes into effect at 10:00 a.m. CDT. In the Alabama News Network viewing area, the state of emergency covers Greene, Hale, Marengo and Perry counties, which are all in West Alabama….

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

On 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…

Gov. Kay Ivey Issues State of Emergency for Hurricane Delta

Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency for Hurricane Delta, which is making its way toward the Gulf Coast this week. “As our coastal areas are still recovering from Hurricane Sally, another system, Hurricane Delta, is making its way toward the Gulf Coast and could potentially have a significant impact on Alabama,” Ivey said in a statement. Ivey…

AG Steve Marshall Warns Alabamians of Price Gauging During State of Emergency

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is warning Alabamians of price gauging during the State of Emergency. The price gauging law is in effect ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Sally. Alabama’s price gouging law comes into effect when the Governor declares a State of Emergency and it prohibits the ‘unconscionable pricing’ of items for sale or rent.  Governor Ivey declared…

State of Emergency Issued for Entire CBS 8 & ABC 32 Viewing Area

Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 6:00 a.m. Sunday, which includes the entire CBS 8 and ABC 32 viewing area. This declaration is in preparation for the arrival of Alberto. Get the latest Weather Authority forecast The counties included are as follows: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa,…

Winter Weather Threat: Gov. Robert Bentley Issues State of Emergency

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has issued a state of emergency because of the possibility of a winter weather headed toward the South. The state will open its emergency operations center starting Friday morning, and the Alabama National Guard will activate 300 soldiers to help as needed. Some school systems in central Alabama also are shutting down in central Alabama because…