State of Emergency

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…